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by Karen Cushman

Author: Karen Cushman
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Clarion Books; 1st edition (August 16, 1996)
Pages: 195 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.3
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The Ballad of Lucy Whippl. has been added to your Cart. Karen Cushman's acclaimed historical novels include Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor winner, and The Midwife's Apprentice, which received the Newbery Medal. She lives on Vashon Island in Washington State. Visit her online at karencushman. com and on Twitter manbooks.

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Start by marking The Ballad of Lucy Whipple as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Here Karen Cushman helps the American Gold Rush spring to colorful life, just as she did for medieval England in her previous two books, Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice, which won Newbery Honor status and a Newbery Medal respectively.

Tents collapsed from the weight of the snow, and those miners who stayed behind for the winter crowded into the boarding house and the saloons.

Tents collapsed from the weight of the snow, and those miners who stayed behind for the winter crowded into the boarding house and the saloons me morning. Mr. Scatter let Bernard sleep on the floor of the general store in exchange for sweeping and stacking, packing and unpacking, and Brother Clyde's mule, Apostle, moved into the shed Bernard had inherited from Sweetheart.

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple. ― Alfred, Lord Tennyson. by Karen Cushman · Trina Schart Hyman. Newbery medalist Karen Cushman assembles a cast of unforgettable characters in a fascinating and pungent setting: the medical quarter of a medieval English Village

Originally published: New York : Clarion Books, 1996

Originally published: New York : Clarion Books, 1996. 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, where Lucy helps run a rough boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to get "home.

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (original title)

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (original title). 1h 36min Drama, Family, Mystery TV Movie 18 February 2001. The adventures of a family who head west to the California gold fields in the 1850s. Director: Jeremy Kagan. Young people's author Karen Cushman, in her third book, provides a rich cast of characters for Lucy's (Jena Malone) learning experiences: traveling preacher Robert Pastorelli, Sheriff Wilford Brimley, Meat Loaf as a cowboy poet and even a cross-dressing prospector. In the months of spring and summer, Lucy encounters death, new friends in strange places, secrets, prejudice, and evil.

Karen Cushman Does It Again! By Thriftbooks. com User, July 22, 2003. I'll admit it-since I'm in high school, I'm really quite beyond the "9-12" age range this book targets. But "The Ballad of Lucy Whipple" is just such great fun that the "9-12" categorization should be completely ignored. Twelve-year-old Lucy Whipple is anything but happy.

In the summer of 1849, Lucy Whipple's mother packs up her household and her two young children, and leaves their home in. .Karen Cushman's other books include Catherine, Called Birdy and The Midwife's Apprentice.

In the summer of 1849, Lucy Whipple's mother packs up her household and her two young children, and leaves their home in Massachusetts for the gold fields of California. Moving is the last thing the outspoken twelve-year-old, Lucy, wants to do. Reaching California, the Whipples set up a crude boardinghouse, and Lucy is put to work washing, cleaning, and baking pies in the rough mining town of Lucky Diggins. There are no books, no school-nothing but dust and drunken miners.

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."