The Resource The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz

The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz

Label
The hired girl
Title
The hired girl
Statement of responsibility
Laura Amy Schlitz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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.)
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2016.
  • Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016.
  • National Jewish Book Award, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10448932
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schlitz, Laura Amy
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • 810L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG+
LC call number
PZ7.S347145
LC item number
Hi 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Reading level
5.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Women household employees
  • Diaries
  • Farm life
  • Historical fiction
  • Teenage girls
  • Pennsylvania
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1415237
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780763678180
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014955411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780763678180
  • (OCoLC)904967992
Label
The hired girl, Laura Amy Schlitz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1415237
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780763678180
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014955411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780763678180
  • (OCoLC)904967992

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