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Author Schlitz, Laura Amy.
Title The hired girl / Laura Amy Schlitz.
Publication Info. Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Little Whit Young Adult  YA-HS S    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 387 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Summary Fourteen-year-old Joan Skraggs, just like the heroines in her beloved novels, yearns for real life and true love. But what hope is there for adventure, beauty, or art on a hardscrabble farm in Pennsylvania where the work never ends? Over the summer of 1911, Joan pours her heart out into her diary as she seeks a new, better life for herself -- because maybe, just maybe, a hired girl cleaning and cooking for six dollars a week can become what a farm girl could only dream of -- a woman with a future. (Inspired by the author's own grandmother's journal.)
Subject Teenage girls -- Juvenile fiction.
Women household employees -- Juvenile fiction.
Diaries -- Authorship -- Juvenile fiction.
Farm life -- Juvenile fiction.
Pennsylvania -- Juvenile fiction.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.
Juvenile works.
ISBN 076367818X (hardback)
9780763678180 (hardback)