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Phebe Fairchild Depicts Family Life In New England Around 1830.

10 thoughts on “Phebe Fairchild


  1. says:

    I love Lois Lenski s historical novels I wish someone would reprint them.


  2. says:

    This one s a fascinating historical novel set in 1830 Connecticut Lenski has written a story of a very independent girl It s the story of 10 11 year old Phebe, daughter of a ship s captain in New Haven, who is sent to live with relatives while her parents make a trading voyage to England Europe Phebe is a modern city girl and causes endless consternation to her rural conservative relatives She s Church Episcopalian and they re Meeting Puritan probably the difference between High and Lo This one s a fascinating historical novel set in 1830 Connecticut Lenski has written a story of a very independent girl It s the story of 10 11 year old Phebe, daughter of a ship s captain in New Haven, who is sent to live with relatives while her parents make a trading voyage to England Europe Phebe is a modern city girl and causes endless consternation to her rural conservative relatives She s Church Episcopalian and they re Meeting Puritan p...


  3. says:

    This was a fun book 3.5 stars for sure, but some parts seemed to drag, and it wasn t THAT fun, so not quite 4 stars.Anyway, this is about a girl, seems to me about 10 12 years old, who lives near the coast in Connecticut in what I believe is the early 1820 s Her dad is a born seaman, and her mom goes on a long trip with him, so she spends a year with her dad s family on a farm inland.Well, it s ALL of her dad s family Her grandma, a couple aunts, an uncle, and a slew of cousins all live there This was a fun book 3.5 stars for sure, but some parts seemed to drag, and it wasn t THAT fun, so not quite 4 stars.Anyway, this is about a girl, seems to me about 10 12 years old, who lives near the coast in Connecticut in what...


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    I think maybe I just don t much care for Lois Lenski s books I like her artwork, but I am not really captured by her stories This one has some really funny moments, though, like when Phebe borrows the new bonnet and goes visiting, but a lot of the rest of the book just felt slow I thought the premise was interesting, though sending an only child from an easygoing family to stay with relatives with very rigid ideas about religion, economics, and children s roles It definitely made for som I think maybe I just don t much care for Lois Lenski s books I like her artwork, but I am not really captured by her stories This one has some really funny moments, though, like when Phebe borrows th...


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