The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

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Ballad of Lucy Whipple
Author: Cushman, Karen
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Time Period: Industrial Age
Time Frame: 1849
Geographic Area: North America
Country: United States
Topics: Westward Expansion, California Gold Rush
Genre: Fiction
Reading Age: Upper Middle Grade, Young Adult
Format: Chapter Book
Published: 1996

American History > Industrial Age > Westward Expansion

In 1849 a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town. There Lucy helps run a boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to return "home."

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