Weaver's Daughter

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Thorndike Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 173 pages
In 1791 after her family's journey from Pennsylvania, ten-year-old Lizzie suffers from the disease of asthma in her new home in the Southwest Territory (present-day Tennessee).

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This charming and involving historical novel brings readers to the Southwest Territory (now Tennessee) in 1792. The Bakers live with an inescapable fear: their ten-year old daughter, Lizzy, suffers ... Read full review

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Ten year old Lizzie Baker loves her family life pioneering their farm in the Southwest Territory. She faces a horrible fact: Lizzie has a sickness that we now call "asthma", and the doctor does not ... Read full review


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Kimberly Brubaker Bradley is the author of Energy Makes Things Happen and Pop!, an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children, in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. She has a degree in chemistry from Smith College and lives with her husband and two children in Bristol, Tennessee.

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