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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date December 1, 1994
Pages 182
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140373899
ISBN-10 0140373896
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.35 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Lyddie Worthen, an impoverished Vermont farm girl in the mid 1800s, becomes determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, and endures harsh conditions while pursuing her dreams. Reprint. K. SLJ. AB.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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

Editions
Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (March 1, 1993)
9781560546160 | details & prices | 276 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s.
from Dutton Childrens Books (February 1, 1991)
9780525673385 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.85 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
Paperback
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from Puffin (April 21, 2005)
9780142404386 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.00 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $3.99
About: Her parents are gone, and her brother and sisters sent to live with other people.
from Puffin (September 1, 2004)
9780142402542 | details & prices | 183 pages | 5.00 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
from Puffin (June 1, 2001)
9780141311975 | details & prices | List price $2.99
2 edition from Espasa-Calpe (June 1, 1997)
9788423990153 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Her parents are gone, and her brother and sisters sent to live with other people.
from Espasa-Calpe (June 1, 1996)
9788423988662 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
The price comparison is for this edition
from Puffin (December 1, 1994)
9780140373899 | details & prices | 182 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
from Puffin (December 1, 1994)
9780140349818 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.25 lbs | List price $6.99
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (December 1, 1994)
9780606008808 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.65
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (August 11, 2008)
9781439516256 | details & prices | 183 pages | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | List price $15.99
About: "Rich in historical detail.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780613093460 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $18.75
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780833592927 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.40 lbs | List price $17.20
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s
from Turtleback Books (January 30, 1995)
9780613967099 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.56 lbs | List price $17.20
About: Impoverished Vermont farm girl Lyddie Worthen is determined to gain her independence by becoming a factory worker in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1840s

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