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A Difficult Boy / M.P. Barker.

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  • ISBN: 9780823422449 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 298 pages ; 22cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Holiday House, 2008.

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Summary, etc.: In Farmington, Massachusetts, in 1839, nine-year-old Ethan experiences hardships as an indentured servant of the wealthy Lyman family alongside Daniel, a boy scorned simply for being Irish, and the boys bond as they try to right a terrible wrong.
Target Audience Note: 760 Lexile.
Subject: Indentured servants > Juvenile fiction.
Social classes > Juvenile fiction.
Prejudices > Juvenile fiction.
Irish Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Swindlers and swindling > Juvenile fiction.
Massachusetts > History > 1775-1865 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction > Juvenile fiction.

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