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10 books about orphans

Pick up one of these featured titles on orphans in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on orphans. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Orphan Collector: A Heroic Novel of Survival During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic by Ellen Marie Wiseman

Category: World War I

This book was published last year by Kensington and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.

The Kindest Lie: A Novel by Nancy Johnson

Category: Family Life

This book was published this year by William Morrow and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

Spilled Milk: Based on a true story by K.L Randis

Category: Contemporary

This book was published 8 years ago by K.L Randis and takes approximately 8.1 hours to read.

When I Was Yours: Absolutely heartbreaking World War 2 historical fiction by Lizzie Page

Category: Family Saga

This book was published 2 years ago by Bookouture and takes approximately 11.9 hours to read.

My Daddy the Pedophile: A Memoir by Lily Palazzi

Category: Abuse

This book was published 3 years ago by Long Ear Press and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Before We Were Yours: A Novel by Lisa Wingate

Category: Historical

This book was published 2 years ago by Ballantine Books and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Sold on a Monday: A Novel by Kristina McMorris

Category: Historical

This book was published 3 years ago by Sourcebooks Landmark and takes approximately 11.7 hours to read.

Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football by Jim Dent

Category: Biographies & Memoirs

This book was published 13 years ago by St. Martin's Griffin and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

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This Tender Land: A Novel by William Kent Krueger

Category: Historical

This book was published 2 years ago by Atria Books and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.

An Orphan in the Snow: The heart-warming saga you need to read this year cover

417 pages


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An Orphan in the Snow: The heart-warming saga you need to read this year by Molly Green

Category: Family Saga

This book was published 4 years ago by Avon and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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