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Like the willow tree

the diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce

by Lois Lowry

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake. Includes author"s note about the Shakers.

Edition Notes

StatementLois Lowry
SeriesDear America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L9673 Li 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24452063M
ISBN 109780545144698
LC Control Number2010013369
OCLC/WorldCa633137046

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Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the Dear America series!Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall ofeleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland, Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake/5(44).

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Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a beautiful diary to the Dear America series. Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall ofeleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland, Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake.

A poignant slice of history, Lois Lowry’s Like the Willow Tree takes the reader back to a simpler time of life – more harsh in many ways, yet a time and a place with fewer distractions, when one could more easily discern a year is ; eleven-year-old Amelia and her older brother, Daniel, have recently lost both their parents and baby sister to the influenza.

Synopsis Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the Dear America series. Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall ofeleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland, Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake.

Like all of the books in the Dear America series, Like the Willow Tree includes an epilogue finishing Lydia’s story, an author’s note, period photographs and a map. With this volume, Lowry joins a long list of excellent writers who have made this an outstanding and popular series.

Like the Willow Tree: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce is set in Portland, Maine, during the influenza epidemic. In this gripping piece of historical fiction, eleven-year-old Lydia records her anguish over the deaths of her parents and baby sister.

While she and her brother Daniel are spared the deadly flu, they are orphaned and ultimately taken in. About the Book In the Fall ofeleven year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen year-old brother, Daniel, find themselves suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic.

Their grieving uncle takes them from their home in Portland, Maine to be raised in the Shaker community, where they are separated since males and females are not permitted to. Like the Willow Tree: The Diary Of Lydia Amelia Pierce, Portland, Maine (Dear America) View larger image.

Thrust into the Shakers' unfamiliar way of life, Lydia must grapple with a new world that is nothing like the one she used to know. Now separated from her beloved brother, for men and women do not mix in this community, Lydia must.

Book review: Dear America: Like the Willow Tree by Lois Lowry Dear America: Like the Willow Tree by Lois Lowry (Published by Scholastic, January 1, ) Eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce lives a carefree life in Portland, Main, inuntil the terrible flu epidemic that is spreading worldwide takes the lives of her parents and baby sister.

One of Lowry’s most accomplished books, Like the Willow Tree is accessible, compassionate, and deals honestly with sorrow and joy.

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Orphaned by the devastating epidemic of Spanish Influenza, Lydia and her older brother Daniel are taken to be raised by the Shakers in their small community at Sabbathday Lake, Maine.