Georgetown Peabody Library

The ballad of Lucy Whipple, by Karen Cushman

Summary
In 1849, a twelve-year-old girl who calls herself Lucy is distraught when her mother moves the family from Massachusetts to a small California mining town, where Lucy helps run a rough boarding house and looks for comfort in books while trying to find a way to get "home."
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Physical Description
195 pages, 22 cm.
Isbn
9780395728062

Library Locations

  • Georgetown Peabody Library

    2 Maple Street, Georgetown, MA, 01833, US
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