The Ballad of Lucy Whipple


Author: Karen Cushman

Dear Gram and Grampop, Please do not address yours truly as California anymore, California Morning Whipple being a foolish name for a duck much less a girl. I call myself Lucy now. I cannot hate California and be California. I know you will understand.,California doesn’t suit Lucy Whipple—not the name, not the place. But moving out West to Lucky Diggins, California, was her….Read More

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