A Home for FoundlingsBook - 2005
Inspired by a desire to learn about her grandfather's childhood in an English orphanage, the author tells the story of London's Foundling Hospital. Founded in 1739 by retired shipbuilder Thomas Coram, the "home for foundlings" took in babies whose desperate mothers might otherwise have abandoned them. Includes a glossary and timeline.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Tundra Books ; Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books of Northern New York, c2005.
Edition: Museum ed.
Branch Call Number: 362.732/JOCELYN
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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