The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

by Karen Cushman

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Overview

In 1849 a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town. There Lucy helps run a boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to return "home."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547722153
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 06/19/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1030L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author





Karen Cushman has had a lifelong interest in history and "wanted to know what ordinary life was like for ordinary young people in other times." Her research led to the writing of Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor book, and The Midwife's Apprentice, a Newbery Medal winner. She lives on Vashon Island, Washington. www.karencushmanbooks.com

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