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A Girl of the Limberlost (Library of Indiana Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780253203311
ISBN10: 0253203317
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Of all the books written by Hoosier writers, Gene Stratton-Porter's A Girl of the Limberlost is unquestionably the most cherished: the timeless story of an impoverished young girl, Elnora Comstock, growing up on the edge of the Limberlost swamp. Elnora Comstock has served as a role model for successive generations of independent young readers.

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Deeply wounded by her embittered mother's lack of sympathy for her aspirations, Elnora finds comfort in the nearby Limberlost Swamp, whose beauty and rich abundance provide her with the means to better her life.

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A Girl of the Limberlost is unquestionably the most cherished books. It is the timeless story of an impoverished young girl, Elnora Comstock, growing up on the edge of the Limberlost swamp, and in order to pay for her education, she collects moths.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780253203311
ill.:
Benda, Wladyslaw T.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Illustrator:
Benda, Wladyslaw T.
Author:
Benda, Wladyslaw T.
Author:
Stratton-Porter, Gene
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Health - Substance Abuse
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Self-reliance
Subject:
Indiana
Subject:
Moths
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Swamps
Subject:
Indiana Fiction.
Subject:
Mothers and daughters -- Indiana -- Fiction.
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Didactic fiction
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
American Studies; Fiction; Indiana and the Midwest; Literature; Literature and Literary Studies
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Library of Indiana Classics (Paperback)
Series Volume:
137.
Publication Date:
19840931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Toddler - Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.02x5.55x1.35 in. 1.28 lbs.
Age Level:
03-UP

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Deeply wounded by her embittered mother's lack of sympathy for her aspirations, Elnora finds comfort in the nearby Limberlost Swamp, whose beauty and rich abundance provide her with the means to better her life.
"Synopsis" by ,
A Girl of the Limberlost is unquestionably the most cherished books. It is the timeless story of an impoverished young girl, Elnora Comstock, growing up on the edge of the Limberlost swamp, and in order to pay for her education, she collects moths.
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