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The hired girl

Schlitz, Laura Amy.

Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.

387 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

"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."--Front jacket flap.

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ISBN:

076367818X (hardback)

ISBN:

9780763678180 (hardback)

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Schlitz, Laura Amy.

Title:

The hired girl / Laura Amy Schlitz.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

387 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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text txt rdacontent

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unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

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Summary:

"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."--Front jacket flap.

Subject:

Teenage girls--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Sex role--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Teenage girls--Books and reading--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Household employees--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Teenage girls--Fiction.

Subject:

Sex role--Fiction.

Subject:

Books and reading--Fiction.

Subject:

Household employees--Fiction.

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