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The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz

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The hired girl
Title
The hired girl
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Laura Amy Schlitz
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Language
eng
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Title
The hired girl
Creator
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs chronicles her life in a journal when she leaves her family's farm in Pennsylvania to work as a hired girl in Baltimore in the summer of 1911
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2016.
  • Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
  • National Jewish Book Award, 2015.
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10448932
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.C43
LC item number
H57 2015
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810
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 9
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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Laura Amy Schlitz
The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz
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The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz
Publication
Note
Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself--because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and cooking for six dollars a week can become what a farm girl could only dream of--a woman with a future
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ocn904967992
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780763678180
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014955411

Library Locations

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