Synopses & Reviews
The narrative mode of 'Laddie' may prevent an easy suspension of disbelief to some readers. It is told in the first person by the eight- or ten-year-old Little Sister but from the later position of adulthood.
Loosely based on Stratton-Porter's own childhood, Laddie is a double tale--the classic poor-boy/rich-girl romance and the story of a child of nature and her idyllic childhood.
Originally published: New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1917. With new introd.