Orphan Train West Collection Author:Jane Pearat Three classics novels in one book. — In the spring of 1890, three 8 year old girls leave a bleak Boston orphanage and set out on the "Orphan Train," heading West to the unknown. Along the way, shy Laurel, lively Toddy and kind, scholarly Kit now to be "forever friends" before separating to live with their adoptive families in the town of Meadowr... more »idge. As the years go by, each girl encounters love and struggles to pursue and elusive dream. Here, in one volume, are their stories.