Books by Andrea Warren

BIOGRAPHY
Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"A lively biography and an interesting lens through which to see a venerated author. (source notes, bibliography, author's note, index) (Nonfiction 10-14)"
A well-researched biography explores how Charles Dickens used his stories to effect social change for London's most destitute children. Read full book review >
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 5, 2009

"A unique perspective on a pivotal Civil War campaign. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
This engrossing account of the 1863 siege of Vicksburg chronicles the event through the experiences of three young people from December 1862 through the aftermath of the surrender on July 4, 1863. Read full book review >
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 9, 2004

"Appendices include multimedia resources for further research and a bibliographic essay on sources. (Nonfiction. 10+)"
The final frantic days of the Vietnam War are recalled through the experiences of one Amerasian orphan. Read full book review >
WE RODE THE ORPHAN TRAINS by Andrea Warren
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"As fascinating as the original and a worthy sequel. (index, sources) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
From 1854 to 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned boys and girls were cleaned up, dressed in new clothes, and turned over to the custody of the agents of the Children's Aid Society. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: March 31, 2001

"Telling details of moments of horror, desperation, misery, and the tricks of survival add to this richly involving biography. (introduction, afterword, recommended reading, films, software, and Web sites) (Biography. 10-15)"
A moving memoir recounts an all-too-familiar chain of events. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"They just did what had to be done.' (index, not seen, b&w photos, further reading) (Biography. 8-12)"
Warren, basing her work on the memoir of Grace McCance Snyder about her pioneer childhood in Nebraska, also tells the riveting story of life on the prairie and the determination of the families who settled there. Read full book review >