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Calico bush / by Rachel Field ; engravings on wood by Allen Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Field, Rachel, 1894-1942.
Publication:
New York : Junior Literary Guild, 1931.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 213 p., [4] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Indentured servants -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Maine -- Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile fiction.
Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Indentured servants -- Fiction.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Maine -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Historical fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
In 1743, thirteen-year-old Marguerite Ledoux travels to Maine as the indentured servant of a family that regards her as little better than the Indians that threaten them, but her strength, quick thinking and courage surprise them all.
Notes:
Newbery Honor Book, 1932.
Local notes:
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Schimmel Collection copy has illustrated bookplate with ms. autograph ("Mary Clem Carter") on front free endpaper.
Schimmel Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Carter, Mary Clem (autograph) (bookplate) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1931
Contributor:
Lewis, Allen, 1873-1957, illustrator.
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
944854