Thorndike Press


  • Karina Yan Glaser
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432859749
  • ISBN-13: 9781432859749
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 lbs ( .52 kgs)
  • 278 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released December 2018



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


Customer Reviews

Rich in historical detail . . . a superb story of grit, determination, and personal growth.

— The Horn Book (starred)