An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A Booklist Editor's Choice
A School Library Journal Best Book
A Two-Time Newbery Award Winning Author
When Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay off their family farm's debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family once again. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working in the textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, she makes her way there, only to find that her dreams of returning home may never come true.
Grades 3-7 | Ages 8-12 | Lexile 860