Like the Willow Tree : : the Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce
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"Portland, Maine, 1918"--Cover.
After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake. Includes author's note about the Shakers.
Contents: Like the willow tree.
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Great submitted by derin on August 23, 2011, 11:35am Great book
Great submitted by Motomori on June 30, 2013, 3:06pm This is such a great series!!!!!
Loved it! submitted by estermyer on August 5, 2014, 6:10pm This is one of my favorite Dear American books! Lydia and her brother, Daniel, became orphaned after their parents and baby sister died during the Spanish flu epidemic. Their uncle then takes them to the Shakers in Sabbathday Lake. I def recommend it!
Educational submitted by dwliu90 on June 13, 2015, 3:57pm It tells you the interesting ways of the Shakers in a fun way.
New York : Scholastic, 2011.
Year Published: 2011
Description: 216 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
9780545265560 (lib. bdg.)
0545265568 (lib. bdg.)
Shakers -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.
Maine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.