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Frances Hodgson Burnett Message Board 11/9/2009 9:06:19 PM
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Author Burnett's Book Reviews

A Little Princess
Sara Crewe's beloved father, Captain Crewe, sends her to a boarding school in London. He returns to India, loses all of his wealth, and dies. Sara is devastated, and to make matters worse, the newly orphaned girl is treated like a servant by Miss Minchin, the school's greedy headmistress. The little girl's strength of spirit prevails, and she becomes and inspiration to everyone she encounters....
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Cedric Errol lives with his mother, whom he calls "Dearest", in America. Left to fend for themselves when Captain Cedric Errol, Cedric's dad, died, Cedric and Dearest are poor and living in a small cottage. But one day a man comes to see Cedric. He tells Cedric that Cedric is of royal blood, and that his grandfather is am Earl. Cedric then learns that he is heir to the throne and that his grandfather wants him to come and live with him! What Cedric doe...
The Secret Garden
Mary Lennox is a 10 year old girl who is quite contrary after her mother and father die of cholera while living in India. She is waxen brazen, rude, and not liked by anyone. She is sent to England to live with her uncle at Misselthwaite Manor, a 100 room mansion secluded on the edge of the moors. Not long after coming to live at the manor, Mary is befriended by a robin, who shows her where to find a buried key that allows Mary to enter a neglected walled...