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Rodzina Clara Jadwiga Anastazya Brodski, a strong and stubborn Polish orphan, leaves Chicago on an orphan train, expecting to be adopted and turned into a slave--or worse, not to be adopted at all. As the train rattles westward, she begins to develop attachments to her fellow travelers, even the frosty orphan guardian, and to accept the idea that there might be good homes for orphans--maybe even for a big, combative Polish girl. But no placement seems right for the formidable Rodzina, and she cleverly finds a way out of one unfortunate situation after another until at last she finds the family that is right for her. Like Karen Cushman's other young girl protagonists, Rodzina is trying to find her place in the world--and she does. The compelling narrative is laced with wry humor and keen observation, full of memorable characters, and thoroughly researched, Afterword.
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Last Grouping Update 2019-01-18 22:45:10PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Orphan trains -- Fiction, Orphan trains -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction, Polish Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Polish Americans. -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Survival -- Juvenile fiction, West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction, West (U.S.) -- History. -- 19th century. -- Fiction
title_display Rodzina
title_full Rodzina, Rodzina / Karen Cushman, Rodzina / by Karen Cushman, Rodzina [sound recording] / Karen Cushman
title_short Rodzina
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cooking & Food, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Orphan trains, Orphans, Polish Americans, Survival