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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 makes her way there, only to find that her dreams of retuning home may never come true.
* "Rich in historical detail . . . a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth."
Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.
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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