Everything you need to understand or teach A Gathering of Days by Joan W. Blos.
"A Gathering of Days" is a young adult novel by Joan W. Blos which, written as though a diary, follows the life of fourteen year-old Catherine Hall in 1830s New England. Catherine struggles with life after the death of her mother, the remarrying of her father, and the death of a close friend. The novel thus deals with important themes such as ethics, discipline, and understanding.
A Gathering of Days Lesson Plans contain 122 pages of teaching material, including: