marathongirl, December 1, 2012 (view all comments by marathongirl)
Oh gosh, what a lovely book! I wish I had read this as a child because there is such wisdom in this little gem. Such as, our thoughts can either make us feel more alive or crush us depending on what we allow ourselves to think about. Also, (and luckily I discovered this early on) that there is Magic in being outside among growing things and creatures. In addition, this is a finely written book and a joy to read.
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And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.”
Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to settle in and make friends at boarding school. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury, for hard work and a room in the attic. Will she find that kindness and generosity are all the riches she truly needs?
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