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The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

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The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

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Author:

Cushman, Karen

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Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Categories:

Adventure, Historical

Ages:

9-12, 13+

Summary: Teenager Lucy is not happy.  She lives in the gold-crazed California of 1849.  The place is filled with miners, saloonkeepers, mountain men, and very few women.  As Lucy longs for the civilized life she once led in Massachusetts, will she adjust to her new life?

 

 

 


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NJ

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Sara Beth

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Birmingham, AL

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12

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As California "Lucy" Wipple moves (against her will), to California, the state she is named for, a story of acceptance, hope, and promise restarts and unfolds.

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