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    A Talk With Katherine Paterson

    A Talk With Katherine Paterson

    by Tim Podell

    Good Conversations! A series of discussions with noted authors about their work, their lives and their inspirations. These films offer an opportunity to visit the world's most popular children's authors in their homes, studios and neighborhoods. A Tim Podell Productions release.

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    Lyddie

    Lyddie

    by Katherine Paterson

    In 19th-century Lowell, Massachusetts, 13-year-old Lyddie takes a grueling job in a textile mill to keep her family together. "A superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth."—SLJ

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Interest Level:
6-8

Lexile Framework:
860L

Grade Level Equivalent:
6.5

Guided Reading Level:
V

Age:
10-14

Genre:
Historical Fiction

Subject:
Social Studies, Industrial Revolution and Gilded Age, Women's History and Experience, Survival

About This Book

After her father abandons the family, ten-year-old Lyddie Worthen's mother hires the young girl out to pay his debts. This impoverished Vermont farm girl is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.

"A superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth." — The Horn Book

"A remarkable portrait of an untutored but intelligent young woman making her way against fierce odds". — Kirkus Reviews, starred review. "

A superb novel". — School Library Journal.

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ALA Notable Book
ALA Best Book for Young Adults


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