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Lyddie

ebook
From two-time Newbery award-winning author Katherine Paterson.

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

Includes an all-new common core aligned educator's guide.

"Rich in historical detail...a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth." —The Horn Book, starred review

"Lyddie is full of life, full of lives, full of reality." —The New York Times Book Review

An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Booklist Editor's Choice
American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"
School Library Journal Best Book 
Parents magazine Best Book

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Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 1, 1995

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781101667446
  • Release date: January 1, 1995

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781101667446
  • File size: 739 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 1995

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Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.6
Lexile® Measure:860
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4-5

From two-time Newbery award-winning author Katherine Paterson.

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

Includes an all-new common core aligned educator's guide.

"Rich in historical detail...a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth." —The Horn Book, starred review

"Lyddie is full of life, full of lives, full of reality." —The New York Times Book Review

An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Booklist Editor's Choice
American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"
School Library Journal Best Book 
Parents magazine Best Book

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