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Lyddie (Paperback)

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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

About the Author


Katherine Paterson has written numerous children's book including LyddieThe Tale of the Mandarin Ducks, and Jip, His Story. Her books have received much acclaim and been published world-wide. Among her many literary honors are two Newbery Medals and two National Book Awards. She received the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Medal as well as the 2006 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for the body of her work. She lives with her husband, John, in Barre, Vermont. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Praise For…


* "Rich in historical detail . . . a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780140373899
ISBN-10: 0140373896
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 1995
Pages: 208
Language: English