Dear America: Like the Willow Tree

Dear America: Like the Willow Tree

Streaming Audiobook - 2011
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My name is Lydia. This is my story. . . .In 1918, as the Great War rages in Europe, theSpanish influenza tears a brutal path across the UnitedStates, leaving devastation in its wake. Suddenly, eleven year-old Lydia Pierce and her older brother, Daniel, findthemselves orphans of the flu, and are taken by theirgrieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community atSabbathday Lake. Thrust into the Shakers' unfamiliarway of life, Lydia, a fiercely independent girl, mustgrapple with a new world that is nothing like theone she used to know.Lydia must work hard, and all the while sheworries about her headstrong brother, who has run away.In time, and with her courageous spirit, Lydia learns tofind the joy in living with the Shakers?yet she cannotstop wondering, will Daniel ever return?
Publisher: [United States] : Scholastic : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780545329262
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 17 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Barnett, Sara
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