Annotations for Ballad of Lucy Whipple


Baker & Taylor
Dragged along to California during the Gold Rush, shy and bookish Lucy intends to be miserable until she can return to her New England home and writes yearning letters to those she left behind. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice.

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Baker & Taylor
Dragged along to California during the Gold Rush, shy and bookish Lucy intends to be miserable until she can return to her New England home, and writes yearning letters to those she left behind

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Baker & Taylor
In 1849, twelve-year-old California Morning Whipple, who renames herself Lucy, is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a rough California mining town.

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Houghton
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."


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