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Throwback Thursday | The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Format: Hardcover, 224 pages

Published: 1910

Genre: Classic fiction, historical fiction

ISBN: 9780879236496

Age Range: 10+

Rating: 4/5

Mistress Mary is quite contrary until she helps her garden grow.

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today's birthday: Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849)

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849)

Burnett, a British-American playwright and author, began writing professionally in her late teens in order to help support her struggling family. Her stories were initially printed in magazines, and her first novel was published in 1877. 43 more words

November 24 in history

380 – Theodosius I made his adventus, or formal entry, into Constantinople.

1429 – Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieged La Charité.

1542 – … 535 more words


The Secret Garden

One of the books that had the most profound impact on my life was The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. A Little Princess comes in a close second, but for me… It’s always been Mary Lenox. 259 more words



Found the most amazing park down the road yesterday, I felt like Mary Lennox stepping into the ‘The secret garden’…well the closest you can feel in this day and age.  202 more words

Adventure Time

The Secret Garden: Revealing the Magic

Its been a while since I posted, but I honestly couldn’t think of anything to say. Then I finished reading the Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, an all time classic and part of any top 100 book recommendation. 1,691 more words