5.4.3 Lyddie 4-Pack
This book is the above-level title in the 5.4 Book Club Teacher's Guide, and is a historical fiction novel. Students will continue to think about the topic of child labor.
Blurb: When ten-year-old Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out as servants to help pay off their family farm’s debts, Lyddie is determined to find a way to reunite her family. Hearing about all the money a girl can make working in the textile mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, she makes her way there, only to find that her dreams of returning home may never come true. A story of determination and personal growth, Lyddie has already established itself as a classic.
Lexile Level: 860
Page Count: 192