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Like the willow tree —Lowry, Lois, author.

After being orphaned during the influenza epidemic of 1918, 11-year-old Lydia Pierce and her 14-year-old brother are taken by their grieving uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake, where Lydia stru...

Voyage on the great Titanic : the diary of Margaret Ann Brady —White, Ellen Emerson.

In her diary in 1912, thirteen-year-old Margaret Ann describes how she leaves her lonely life in a London orphanage to become a companion to a wealthy American woman, sails on the Titanic, and experiences its sinking.

Mirror, mirror on the wall : the diary of Bess Brennan —Denenberg, Barry.

In 1932, a twelve-year-old girl who lost her sight in an accident keeps a diary, recorded by her twin sister, in which she describes life at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Early Sunday morning : the Pearl Harbor diary of Amber Billows —Denenberg, Barry.

In her diary, twelve-year-old Amber describes moving to Hawaii in 1941 and experiencing the horror of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Survival in the storm : the dust bowl diary of Grace Edwards —Janke, Katelan.

A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes a historical note about life in America in ...

One eye laughing, the other weeping : the diary of Julie Weiss —Denenberg, Barry.

During the Nazi persecution of the Jews in Austria, twelve-year-old Julie escapes to America to live with her relatives in New York City.

Look to the hills : the diary of Lozette Moreau, a French slave girl —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into...

My secret war : the World War II diary of Madeline Beck —Osborne, Mary Pope.

Thirteen-year-old Madeline's diaries for 1941 and 1942 reveal her experiences living on Long Island during World War II while her father is away in the Navy.

I walk in dread : the diary of Deliverance Trembley, witness to the Salem witch trials —Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

Twelve-year-old Deliverance Trembley writes in her diary about the fears and doubts that arise during the 1692 witch hunt and trials in Salem Village, Massachusetts, especially when her pious friend, Goody Corey, is cond...

Standing in the light : the captive diary of Catherine Carey Logan —Osborne, Mary Pope.

A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.

So far from home : the diary of Mary Driscoll, an Irish mill girl —Denenberg, Barry.

In the diary account of her journey from Ireland in 1847 and of her work in a mill in Lowell, Massachusetts, fourteen-year-old Mary reveals a great longing for her family.

A coal miner's bride : the diary of Anetka Kaminska —Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

A diary account of thirteen-year-old Anetka's life in Poland in 1896, immigration to America, marriage to a coal miner, widowhood, and happiness in finally finding her true love.

The journal of Finn Reardon : a newsie —Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Finn Reardon, a thirteen-year-old Irish-American newspaper carrier who hopes to be a journalist someday, keeps a journal of his experiences living in New York City in 1899. Includes historical notes.

Land of the buffalo bones : the diary of Mary Ann Elizabeth Rodgers, an English girl in Minnesota —Bauer, Marion Dane.

Fourteen-year-old Polly Rodgers keeps a diary of her 1873 journey from England to Minnesota as part of a colony of eighty people seeking religious freedom, and of their first year struggling to make a life there, led by ...

Christmas after all : the great depression diary of Minnie Swift —Lasky, Kathryn.

In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how the arrival of an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just...

Love thy neighbor : the Tory diary of Prudence Emerson —Turner, Ann Warren.

In Greenmarsh, Massachusetts, in 1774, thirteen-year-old Prudence keeps a diary of the troubles she and her family face as Tories surrounded by American patriots at the start of the American Revolution.

A time for courage : the suffragette diary of Kathleen Bowen —Lasky, Kathryn.

A diary account of thirteen-year-old Kathleen Bowen's life in Washington, D.C. in 1917, as she juggles concerns about the national battle for women's suffrage, the war in Europe, and her own school work and family. Inclu...

The great railroad race : the diary of Libby West —Gregory, Kristiana.

As the daughter of a newspaper reporter, fourteen-year-old Libby keeps a diary account of the exciting events surrounding her during the building of the railroad in the West in 1868.

Seeds of hope : the gold rush diary of Susanna Fairchild —Gregory, Kristiana.

A diary account of fourteen-year-old Susanna Fairchild's life in 1849, when her father succumbs to gold fever on the way to establish his medical practice in Oregon after losing his wife and money on their steamship jour...

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