Weaver's Daughter

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Delacorte Press, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 166 pages
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It is 1791 in the Southwest Territory (now Tennessee), and Lizzy Baker loves her pioneer life. Her father is a farmer and her mother a weaver, and she and her sisters enjoy a hardworking life that is also filled with simple pleasures. Lizzy longs to grow up to be a weaver like her mother. But every autumn Lizzy gets sick. Now she is 10 years old, and the bouts of illness are getting worse. Neither the local doctor nor the midwife is sure what is wrong with Lizzy, let alone how to cure her. As soon as the winter frost comes, Lizzy gets well again, and this winter also brings some distraction in the form of rich neighbors--the fine Miss Sarah Beaumont and her handsome stepson are visiting from Charleston. Lizzy, though, is worried about next fall--can she survive this illness one more time? When fear threatens to overwhelm her, she learns an important truth about facing life, even in the shadow of death.

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User Review  - Miss Amanda - Goodreads

gr 4-6 162 pgs 1791, Southwest Territory (present day Tennessee). 10 year old Lizzie Baker suffers from asthma. Although each fall, her family gives her various remedies, the hard frost at the end of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meaghan - Goodreads

This was a really interesting book. I used to not like historical fiction but now after i read this book, i now don't hate historical fiction anymore. Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley scored a hit with readers and reviewers with her first novel, Ruthie's Gift, and its companion, One-of-a-Kind Mallie.

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