In 1743, thirteen-year-old Marguerite Ledoux travels to Maine as the indentured servant of a family that regards her as little better than the Indians that threaten them, but her strength, quick thinking and courage surprise them all.
andlt;b andgt;Rachel Fieldandlt;/bandgt; wrote andlt;i andgt;A Prayer for a Child andlt;/iandgt;for her own daughter, before sharing it with children around the world. Rachel Fieldand#8217;s other books for children include Newbery Medalist andlt;i andgt;Hitty, Her First Hundred Yearsandlt;/iandgt;; andlt;i andgt;Calico Bushandlt;/iandgt;; and andlt;i andgt;Hepatica Hawksandlt;/iandgt;.andlt;b andgt;andlt;/bandgt;
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