• by Katherine Paterson
  • Narrated by Melba Sibrel
  • 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.


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Customer Reviews

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Best book you will ever read! If you plan to read it, please do!
I highly recommend it!!! Great book..
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- readandsing


What did you love best about Lyddie?

I loved how brave she was always looking out for others.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Lyddie?

I can't choose!

Which scene was your favorite?

when Lyddie's brother came back for her.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

when Lyddie's brother came back for her.

Any additional comments?

mom's so religious. The books so sad I started crying on the 1st chapter

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- Judy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-29-2007
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA and Audible