Lydia Bennet (Pride and Prejudice) Lydia Is the youngest of the five Bennet sisters in Jane Austen’s 1813 classic, Pride and Prejudice. A pretty and flirtatious fifteen year old, her every energy is spent in socializing. No wonder - she’s been raised by a mother exactly like herself, and as for her father – well, talk about emotionally absent males. The opposite of the heroine, Elizabeth, Lydia is intent on marrying young; almost anyone will do. She scandalously runs away with the military officer, Wickham, and he has to be paid off to marry her, so that her entire family does not suffer a loss of reputation by her actions. She may be vain and empty headed, but she is a refreshing breath of air in a stultified social setting, and we’re willing to bet she was a lot more fun to be around than some of her sisters.
Donald and Lydia - a song by John Prine
I Can't Live Without Lydia - a song by Ten Years After
Lydia - a song by Dean Friedman
Lydia - a song by Josh Kelley
Lydia - a song by The Butchies
The Psalm of Lydia - a song by Nevermore
Henner's Lydia (Margeruite De Angeli) - An Amish girl living with her family on their farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, tries to finish her hooked rug so that she may take her first trip to market with Father. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Lydia (Marty Rhodes Figley) - This picture book aimed at children between the ages of four and eight introduces readers to Lydia, the cloth and dye merchant who met two Christian missionaries named Paul and Silas, embraced their faith, and offered her home as a place for worship. The lesson from the story is that friends, not possessions, always come first. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Lydia and the Island Kingdom: A Story Based on the Real Life of Princess Liliuokalani of Hawaii (Joa - Young Princess Lydia has always loved her Hawaiian customs. But as American influences begin to take over, she realizes that her family's old ways are disappearing. She wants to help -- but how? Lydia commits the grand old stories of her culture to paper so they will always be remembered. And she realizes the comfort they bring in a time of change. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Meet Lydia: A Native Girl from Southeast Alaska (Miranda Belarde-Lewis) - This insightful and instructive book celebrates Native American life while offering a rare glimpse into the modern culture of the Tlingit tribe in Alaska. Follow the daily life of a young Tlingit girl, Lydia Mills, and explore the history, ceremonies, and traditions of her unique tribe and culture, including Tlingit traditions, ceremonial clothing, festivals, and stories. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Princess Lydia and the wailing monster (Nicholas Moore) - In the middle of the night when the whole castle is sound asleep, Princess Lydia is awoken by an enormous wailing noise. A very sad monster is discovered outside, and everyone tries to stop him cryin…will they succeed? Recommended for ages 4-8.
The Popularity Papers: Research for the Social Improvement and General Betterment of Lydia Goldblatt - Before they leave elementary school behind, two fifth-grade best friends are determined to uncover the secrets of popularity by observing, recording, discussing, and replicating the behaviors of the cool girls, because when you’re popular, “You are just better.” In a notebook format, this heavily illustrated title shows their research in dramatic, alternating, handwritten entries and colorful, hilarious drawings. Part of a series. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Famous People Named Lydia - Lydia Maria Child (American abolitionist and woman's rights advocate); Lydia Cornell (actress); Lydia Field Emmet (artist); Lydia Hearst-Shaw (heiress); Lydia Mendoza (Tejano singer and guitarist)
Famous People who Named their Daughter Lydia - Bill Paxton (actor); Patty Hearst (heiress)
Lydia - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Lydia.