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Calico Bush
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel Field, Allen Lewis
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-03-31 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

An orphaned twelve-year-old French immigrant girl is forced to work as a servant for a family of settlers living on the Maine coast in the 1740s.
Calico Bush
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rachel Field
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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.
Plant Culture
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: George Oliver
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Applewood Books

George Oliver's 1909 work is a practical guide to the culture of flowering and ornamental plants for both the professional and the home grower.
The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 863
Authors: Bernice E. Cullinan, Diane Goetz Person
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

Provides articles covering children's literature from around the world as well as biographical and critical reviews of authors including Avi, C.S. Lewis, J.K. Rowling, and Anno Mitsumasa.
Children and Youth in Adoption, Orphanages, and Foster Care
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Lori Askeland
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Written by experts in the field, this authoritative and accessible volume is the first comprehensive introductory history of adoption and foster care in the U.S. from the colonial period to the present, giving particular attention to the controversies surrounding interracial adoption and international adoption now.