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A Little Princess illustrated By Frances Burnett
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A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is a revised and expanded version of Burnett's 1888 serialised novel entitled Sara Crewe: or, What Happened at Miss... More > Minchin's Boarding School, which was published in St. Nicholas Magazine. According to Burnett, she had been composing a play based on the story when she found out a lot of characters she had missed. The publisher asked her to publish a new, revised story of the novella, producing the novel< Less
The Secret Garden By Frances Burnett
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THE SECRET GARDEN by Frances Hodgson Burnett In LARGE PRINT. Read it easily even with low vision (partial sight) -- or with "normal" sight if you hate to squint at tiny text. Mary, Mary,... More > quite contrary, How does your garden grow? The story starts in India in a time of cholera, and almost ends in Europe near the Austrian Tyrol, at the Lake of Como. But there is one last eloquent scene -- in the garden. Not just Mary's garden, but Mary's and Colin's and Dickon's and all. Mary is no longer contrary, and Colin has been transformed with treatment far better than Prozac. This trivial, sentimenal story was written in 1911, so it's old-fashioned to boot. But read it. If your heart's near the garden, these young people will touch it.< Less
A Lady of Quality (Illustrated) By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Frances Hodgson Burnett wrote for children and adults, publishing both plays and novels. She was born in Manchester, England, on November 24, 1849. Her father, who owned a furniture store, died when... More > she was only four years old. Her mother struggled to keep the family business running while trying to raise five children. Finally, because of the failing Manchester economy, the family sold the store and immigrated to the United States. In 1865 they settled just outside of Knoxville, Tennessee. Hoping to offset her family's continuing financial troubles, Burnett began to submit her stories to women's magazines. She was immediately successful. In the late 1860s her stories were published in nearly every popular American magazine. Burnett helped to support her family with income from the sale of her stories, even saving enough to finance a trip back to England, where she stayed for over a year.< Less
Vagabondia 1884 By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29... More > October 1924) was an English-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, England. After her father died in 1852, the family fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 immigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died, and in 1872 Frances married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Hodgson_Burnett< Less
Two Little Pilgrims' Progress A Story of the City Beautiful By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29... More > October 1924) was an English-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, England. After her father died in 1852, the family fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 immigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died, and in 1872 Frances married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Hodgson_Burnett< Less
Louisiana By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Louisiana Highway 161 (LA 161) is a state highway located in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. It runs 4.30 miles (6.92 km) in a southwest to northeast direction from LA 2 Alternate in... More > Gordon to the Arkansas state line.The route is entirely rural, providing a connection between highways leading to Haynesville and Homer in Claiborne Parish with Arkansas Highway 15 leading to El Dorado, Arkansas. Though it travels diagonally, LA 161 carries north–south directional banners.From the southwest, LA 161 begins at an intersection with LA 2 Alternate at Gordon, a point 5.7 miles (9.2 km) east of Haynesville in Claiborne Parish. The route proceeds northeast through a rural area covered by pine forests. After 3.2 miles (5.1 km), LA 161 intersects LA 520, which heads south to LA 2 Alternate at a point known as Colquitt. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Highway_161 Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Little Princess (Illustrated) By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Summary: Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format beginning in 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of Burnett's... More > most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been produced. Mary Lennox is a troubled, sickly, and unloved 10-year-old girl born in India to selfish, wealthy British parents who never wanted her. She is primarily cared for by servants, who pacify her as much as possible to keep her out of her parents' way. She grows into a spoiled and selfish girl.< Less
The Secret Garden (Illustrated) By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was initially published in serial format starting in the autumn of 1910, and was first published in its entirety in 1911. It is now one of... More > Burnett's most popular novels, and is considered to be a classic of English children's literature.< Less
A Little Princess By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett . Once upon a time motherless seven-year-old Sara Crewe, who was raised in India by her affluent and adoring father, Captain... More > Ralph Crewe. But ever since her father died, leaving Sara alone and penniless, she's been caught in the cruel clutches of Miss Minchin, the headmistress at the Select Seminary for Young Ladies, where Sara once studied. But no matter how terrible things get, Sara always has her imagination and goodness of heart to carry her through. This timeless tale of a poor orphan has won children's hearts for a century--and continues to be a favorite.< Less