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Understood Betsy (Hardscrabble Books)

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Publisher Comments:

A well-loved classic is once again available.

Synopsis:

Thanks to her loving but over-protective guardian aunts, Betsy is a fearful, self-absorbed, nine-year-old hypochondriac. One of the most terrible items on her long list of fears is the horrid cousins her aunts never mention without shuddering. When her aunts are suddenly no longer able to care for her, Betsy is, incredibly, sent to live with those very relatives.

Arriving in Vermont alone and full of trepidation, Betsy is immediately invited by her Uncle Henry to drive the carriage. Steering the fearful horses is just the beginning of her adventures in New England — and independence. By the novel's end, Betsy has become very fond of the rough but affectionate relatives who eat in the kitchen and expect her to wash her own dishes. When she gets a letter from the aunts inviting her to come home, Betsy must make a difficult choice.

Understood Betsy has been published in numerous editions worldwide since its 1917 debut, and continues to charm readers with its delightful and surprisingly liberated characters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874519204
Author:
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Location:
Hanover, NH :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Self-perception
Subject:
Vermont
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Hardscrabble Books
Series Volume:
105-642
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
7.58x5.29x.55 in. .47 lbs.

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Product details 182 pages Hardscrabble Books - English 9780874519204 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Thanks to her loving but over-protective guardian aunts, Betsy is a fearful, self-absorbed, nine-year-old hypochondriac. One of the most terrible items on her long list of fears is the horrid cousins her aunts never mention without shuddering. When her aunts are suddenly no longer able to care for her, Betsy is, incredibly, sent to live with those very relatives.

Arriving in Vermont alone and full of trepidation, Betsy is immediately invited by her Uncle Henry to drive the carriage. Steering the fearful horses is just the beginning of her adventures in New England — and independence. By the novel's end, Betsy has become very fond of the rough but affectionate relatives who eat in the kitchen and expect her to wash her own dishes. When she gets a letter from the aunts inviting her to come home, Betsy must make a difficult choice.

Understood Betsy has been published in numerous editions worldwide since its 1917 debut, and continues to charm readers with its delightful and surprisingly liberated characters.

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