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Reader's Digest(ibles): Sara's Currant Buns

I’ve already mentioned my love for Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess— quite apart from the doll reference, Sara was a character I could relate to (at least in some respects), always telling stories and imagining things. 1,111 more words


Wordle - A Little Princess

The 20 most common nouns in A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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History Will Be Kind is out!

History will be kind to me because I intend to write it,

said Winston Churchill… and write it he did. Authors of historical fiction usually go about “writing history” with more modest ambitions – or do they?

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Book Discussion: Feel Good Books For Dark Days

First, let’s take a moment to reflect on what happened over the past few days, the senseless terrorist attacks in Paris.

It certainly feels like every week there is a new tragedy, but this was just above and beyond. 494 more words


Princess Sarah Throughout the Years

What if our dearest stories of all time don’t end and continue to marvel us with simple elegance and satisfying sighing?

But that’s really how everything goes, perhaps. 52 more words

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Wishing for Tomorrow: Continuing and Reimagining A Little Princess

At the end of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess, Sara Crewe leaves Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary, where she had begun as a cossetted pupil before being savagely stripped of her finery and forced to work as a scullery maid when her father’s fortune and life were lost. 1,808 more words


A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett On Hope & Adversity

Like many young girls, one of my favorite stories as a child was Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little PrincessAnd now well into adulthood, I find myself re-reading this book again for its themes of hope and resilience, which is all too easy to forget still exists.  419 more words