Two-time Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry brings a brand-new, beautiful diary to the Dear America series!Suddenly orphaned by the Spanish flu epidemic in the fall of 1918, eleven-year-old Lydia Pierce and her fourteen-year-old brother, Daniel, of Portland, Maine, are taken by their uncle to be raised in the Shaker community at Sabbathday Lake. Thrust into the Shakers' unfamiliar way of life, Lydia must grapple with a new world that is nothing like the one she used to know.Now separated from her beloved brother, for men and women do not mix in this community, Lydia must adjust to many changes. But in time, and with her courageous spirit, she learns to find the joy in life again.
Like the Willow Tree: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce
A girl named Lydia Pierce loses her parents and her baby sister. Her and her brother, Daniel, are sent to live on their uncles farm, which is an unbearable experience no one wants to hear about. Their aunt wants the children gone, so they are sent to an orphanage, the Shakers of Sabbathday lake. There, Lydia learns new ways, and has a fresh start and a new life. This book will keep you up all night, and you will find it an amazing novel and you might want to live like the Shakers!
I love this book and the series they should make more book I know I would buy them