Rachel Field wrote A Prayer for a Child for her own daughter, before sharing it with children around the world. Rachel Field’s other books for children include Newbery Medalist Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Calico Bush; and Hepatica Hawks.
A compelling story of an orphaned French girl 'bound out' in service to a family of settlers on the Maine coast in the 1740s.
- Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
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- Product dimensions:
- 7.50(w) x 5.25(h) x 0.50(d)
- Age Range:
- 8 - 12 Years
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Rachel Field¿s Calico Bush tells of Marguerite Ledoux , a young French immigrant who has been bound out to the Sargent family following the death of her Uncle and Grandmother. Marguerite, now Maggie, must face the trials of pioneer life as the Sargents move to farm a lonely stretch of land, continually threatened by Indians and the deprivations and dangers of their new circumstances. Maggie experiences the prejudices of her new home land, and fears the thought of losing her own identity. The four seasons come and go as Maggie experiences all the triumphs and struggles of life on the sparsely inhabited frontier of costal Maine. Calico Bush is another classic to be treasured from the author of Hitty: Her First Hundred Years. Rachel Field¿s love of the Maine coast shines through her descriptions of it harsh beauty.
This book is stupid!!!!! I did not even finish the book!!!
K)) Went to res one.