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The hired girl

Author: Laura Amy Schlitz
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, 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 remote 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Diary fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Amy Schlitz
ISBN: 9781406361407 1406361402
OCLC Number: 926096368
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Laura Amy Schlitz.

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Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her delicious wit and keen eye to early twentieth-century America in a moving yet comedic tour de force.  Read more...

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The Hired Girl is a moving yet comic tour de force set in early 20th-century America. The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide Through vivid language, historical details and emotional resonance, Read more...

 
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