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Step through the golden gates of childhood in Kate Douglas Wiggin's classic, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Eleven-year-old Rebecca is leaving Sunnybrook Farm to live with her spinster aunts and become the educated daughter her family needs. Her aunts resent her father, who left behind nothing for his wife and seven children but a forty-eight-dollar mortgage. When Rebecca climbs out of the stagecoach with her pink parasol, wide-eyed and nervous about her new life, she is quickly met with the strict rules of Aunt Miranda, who has no patience for the antics of a rambunctious child. With her winning nature and lively demeanor, Rebecca becomes the young woman no one expected her to be. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
When Rebecca Rowena Randall goes to live with her spinster aunts in Riverboro, Rebecca's aunts find her to be more of a handful than they bargained for. But even more surprising than the transition of Rebecca into a well-mannered young lady are the effects that Rebecca has on her aunts' humdrum lives. Rebecca, with her wide dark eyes and spirit that no walls can contain, will change their lives -- and the lives of everyone she meets -- forever.
Hugely popular when it was first published in 1903 and admired by authors from Jack London to Mark Twain, this delightful novel introduced a heroine as irrepressible and fun-loving as Tom Sawyer, who would serve as a role model for a century of American girls and women. When ten- year-old Rebecca Randall comes to live with flinty aunt Miranda and her sentimental sister Jane in a small town in Maine, they expect to turn her into a proper young lady. Instead, Rebecca will end up changing them. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farmis as charming today as it was one hundred years ago and is unexpectedly poignant in its evocation of an America contemplating the choices open to women facing their futures in a new era.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is the children's classic novel loved the world over.
Rebecca adjusts to her new life at Wareham Academy. Take part in her joys and sorrows as she makes new friends and experiences new adventures, all a part of growing up. Rewritten and retold for today's reader.
A quaint little story about two families in a small New Hampshire town, around Christmastime.
Classic short story for very young children. According to Wikipedia: "Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856 - 1923) was an American children's author and educator. Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, and was of Welsh descent.