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Like the Willow Tree

Like the Willow Tree

by Lois Lowry
Like the Willow Tree

Like the Willow Tree

by Lois Lowry

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Overview

Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the Dear America series!Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland, Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake. Thrust into the Shakers' unfamiliar way of life, Lydia must grapple with a new world that is nothing like the one she used to know.Now separated from her beloved brother, for men and women do not mix in this community, Lydia must adjust to many changes. But in time, and with her courageous spirit, she learns to find the joy in life again.


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ISBN-13: 9780545414982
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Dear America Series
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: eBook
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 600,880
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Lois Lowry is the author of many acclaimed books for children. She is a two-time Newbery Award winner -- for NUMBER THE STARS, a book that is required reading in many classrooms, and THE GIVER, which remains one of the most talked-about and debated books in children's publishing history. THE GIVER is soon to be a major motion picture with Walden Media. She is also the author of GOSSAMER, CROW CALL, and THE WILLOUGHBYS, among many, many others. She lives in Massachusetts with her family.

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