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Lyddie

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Written by Newbery Medalist, National Book Award winner, and Laura Ingalls Wilder medal recipient Katherine Paterson

When Lyddie and her younger btoher are hired out as servants to help pay off their family's farm debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family once again. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working at the textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, she maked her way there, only to find that her dreams of retuning home may never come true.

Synopsis:

Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.

Synopsis:

After her father abandons the family, young Lyddie Worthen's mother hires the young girl out to pay his debts. "A superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth."--"The Horn Book."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140349818
Author:
Paterson, Katherine
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children
Subject:
People & Places - United States
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Factories
Subject:
Work
Subject:
Self-reliance
Subject:
Business, Careers, Occupations
Subject:
Textile workers
Subject:
Lowell (Mass.) Fiction.
Subject:
Lowell
Subject:
Self-reliance -- Fiction.
Subject:
Work -- Fiction.
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series Volume:
v. 269
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.25x4.31x.50 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
10-17

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"Synopsis" by , Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.
"Synopsis" by , After her father abandons the family, young Lyddie Worthen's mother hires the young girl out to pay his debts. "A superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth."--"The Horn Book."

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