"Adriann, When the emigration plans first started, I think the people sending the children had good intensions, but as it grew and grew, it was more difficult to oversee the placements. There was money exchanged, and that also had an impact on the…"
"Adriann, thanks for sharing your thoughts about No Ocean Too Wide. The research was so challenging for this book! There are a few British Home Children who are in their 90's still living. I've heard their recorded stories, and they are…"
"Hi Nora, thanks for hosting this discussion! I enjoyed reading your thoughts about No Ocean Too Wide and I wanted to answer your questions. I first learned about British Home Children through a photo posted on Facebook of three poor children.…"
"Hi Gail, you're right. Many of the children were treated more like slaves than part of the family. I actually softened some of the true incidents so readers would not be too shocked. I read about one girl who was moved 20 times, became…"
"Hi Zanese, We are foster adoptive parents of two of our five children. They are a huge blessing to our family. I think that's one reason I was so touched when I first heard about British Home Children. I read many personal accounts and listened…"
"Hi Sharen, one of the first groups to send children from England to Canada was inspired by hearing a speaker talk about the Orphan Trains. She took that idea back to England and thought it would be a good way for poor and orphaned children to have a…"
LOVE to Read? Want to discover new authors for yourself or your ;your face-to-face book club.This is the place for you.Each month we will feature a new author and their book. It will not necessarily be a brand new book. We want everyone to be able to participate so we will post book lists three months out to start. This way you can check the book and/or audio book out at the library.Discussion of the book will start the 21st of the month. I will post discussion questions and everyone can join…See More
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