The Beloved Wild

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By Melissa Ostrom
Publisher Feiwel & Friends
The Beloved Wild
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A debut YA American epic and historical adventure from Melissa Ostrom about striking out for your own destiny. Shes not the girl everyone expects her to be.Harriet Winter is the eldest daughter in a farming family in New Hampshire, 1807. She is expected to help with her younger sisters. To pitch in with the cooking and cleaning. And to marry her neighbor, the farmer Daniel Long. Harriets mother sees Daniel as a good match, but Harriet doesnt want someone else to choose her pathin love or in life. When Harriets brother decides to strike out for the Genesee Valley in Western New York, Harriet decides to go with himdisguised as a boy. Their journey includes sickness, uninvited strangers, and difficult emotional terrain as Harriet sees more of the world, realizes what she wants, and accepts who shes loved all along.

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78281 words78,281 words
320 pages320 pages
Lexile 840LLexile 840L
Grade 8 to H+Grade 8 to H+
Age 13-18Age 13-18
Published 2018Published 2018

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