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A Little Princess (Aladdin Classics)

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Written by British-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, andlt;Iandgt;A Little Princessandlt;/Iandgt; tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin's school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe's fortune is sadly lost, Sara's luck changes. Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid. Her own fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted readers for almost a hundred years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film.

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Written by British-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin's school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe's fortune is sadly lost, Sara's luck changes. Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid. Her own fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted readers for almost a hundred years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Frances Hodgson Burnettandlt;/Bandgt; (1849-1924) was born in Manchester, England, but moved to America as a teenager. andlt;Iandgt;Little Lord Fauntleroyandlt;/Iandgt; was published in 1886 and was dramatized during Burnett's lifetime. The story lives on today in videos and movies. Though she began writing novels for adults, she gained lasting success writing for children. She is best known for andlt;Iandgt;Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princessandlt;/Iandgt; (1905), and andlt;Iandgt;The Secret Gardenandlt;/Iandgt; (1911).andlt;bandgt;Nancy Bondandlt;/bandgt; is the author of a number of books for young readers, including andlt;iandgt;The Voyage Begun,andlt;/iandgt; a andlt;Iandgt;Boston Globeandlt;/Iandgt;-Horn Book Award Honor Book; andlt;iandgt;A Place to Come Back To,andlt;/iandgt; an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults and a Booklist Editor's Choice; and andlt;iandgt;Truth to Tell.andlt;/iandgt; She wrote after attending library school in a Welsh town outside of Aberstwyth, the book's setting. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689844072
Foreword:
Bond, Nancy
Author:
Bond, Nancy
Author:
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
England
Subject:
London
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Boarding schools
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Fransis; Hogson; Burnet; 1905; Sara Crewe; Miss Minchin s school; princess; Captain Crewe; What Happened at Miss Minchin s Boarding School; pretending; storytelling; orphan; The Little Princess; Sara; Sarah; India; London; boarding school; free-spirited;
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Aladdin Classics
Publication Date:
July 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
metallic ink on cvr
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 7.945 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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Written by British-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin's school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe's fortune is sadly lost, Sara's luck changes. Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid. Her own fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted readers for almost a hundred years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film.

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