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Calico Bush
     

Calico Bush

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by Rachel Field, Allen Lewis
 

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A compelling story of an orphaned French girl 'bound out' in service to a family of settlers on the Maine coast in the 1740s.

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A compelling story of an orphaned French girl 'bound out' in service to a family of settlers on the Maine coast in the 1740s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812495041
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 5.25(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

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.

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Calico Bush 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is stupid!!!!! I did not even finish the book!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
K)) Went to res one.