"Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate
Hug your kids now! I am serious, once you read this historical fiction tale of how children are essentially
kidnapped from their parents, hauled away to an orphanage, abused, sold for large sums of money to
the wealthy and privileged while the authorities turn their heads, you will never allow your children to
leave your house again!
Two of the book clubs that I participate in chose this book to read and provided interesting discussions.
Based on real circumstances that started in the late 1930’s and lasted until about 1950, 'Before We Were