Synopses & Reviews
Having been sent away from her home in America to live in a 1950s boarding school for girls in England, a young girl does her best to accept the lessons she must learn with regards to becoming a proper lady while making sure to not lose her exuberant personality in the process. Reprint.
A fictionalized account of the author's childhood experiences moving from the United States to London, England, and attending a boarding school.
Peppered with black-and-white photographs, illustrations, personal letters and documents from the author's own youth, this humorous and touching coming-of-age story follows a young American girl as she attends an English boarding school in the 1950s.
About the Author
Libby Koponen received her MFA in writing from Brown University. She is a freelance writer and also does volunteer work with children. She lives in Boston.