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Sara Crewe (audio product)

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What Happened at Miss Minchin's Boarding School

SYNOPSIS
Sara Crewe is the 1888 serialized story Frances Hodgson Burnett eventually turned into the popular novel "A Little Princess", which was published in 1915.

Much of the plot is the same, a little girl with a wealthy father is left at a boarding school in London, while he goes abroad. Sara is a charming and popular girl who's fortunes reverse when her father dies, apparently without money. Sarah is treated cruelly by the headmistress of the school, but her fortunes take another turn when a watchful neighbor takes an interest in her.

AUTHOR
Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was an English-born author of romances and books for children. After moving to America in 1865 she established a popular reputation with the publication of That Lass o’Lowries in 1877. She is best known for such stories as Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Little Princess, and The Secret Garden.

DETAILS
Alcazar AudioWorks publishes solely unabridged works.
ISBN: 9781939444332
Read by: Bobbie Frohman
Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
Suggested Ages: 7 to 10

 
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Evamarie S. [Featured Reviewer]
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December 22nd, 2014
We spend a lot of time in the car so I am always on the look out for audio books to listen to as a family. We enjoyed this story a lot. The lady that narrated it did a great job. All of her various voices for each of the characters kept us all entertai [...]
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9781939444332
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File Last Updated:
May 31, 2013
This title was added to our catalog on April 26, 2018.