A Difficult Boy

A Difficult Boy

Book - 2008 | 1st ed.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780823420865
0823420868
Characteristics: 298 p. ; 22 cm.

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Auto957 Jun 30, 2015

This was a great book for anyone. The cover may look weird but it was definitely an awesome book. It was just like the saying "don't judge a book by it's cover"... which in this case was true. :)

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GingerKaren
Nov 05, 2010

When Ethan has to be indentured to pay his father's debts to Mr. Lyman, he finds out that his helper and room mate, Daniel is considered to be a problem by his master. But what starts out as honesty and a new start, soon reveals the lies and cruelty that lies beneath the surface. How will Ethan and Daniel survive the beatings and false accusations while working the farm?

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Auto957 Jun 30, 2015

Auto957 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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