Everything you need to understand or teach A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich.
A Lantern in Her Hand is a novel by Bess Streeter Aldrich. Abbie Deal is a true pioneer woman who lives her life on the Nebraska prairie. Abbie moves to Nebraska as a new bride and survives drought and plague as she and her husband build a farm they hope will one day bring them great wealth. Abbie dreams big, but many of her dreams never come true. As an older woman, however, Abbie comes to realize that her dreams did come true, just not for her. Abbie has lived long enough to see her children and grandchildren live the life she always wanted for herself. A Lantern in her Hand is not only a celebration of the pioneer women who helped build this country, but for the mothers who sacrificed so that their children could live their dreams.
Abbie Deal is eight years old when her family...
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