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Sara is a very happy child with a simple life in India that she shares with her father, Captain Crewe. Captain Crewe knows that he cannot provide the quality education that is needed to prepare Sara for a life in high society. Captain Crewe arranges for Sara to have a comfortable living set up in a school in London. Sara is frightened by the stark differences between her native India and her new home in Miss Minchin’s Boarding School for Girls. She quickly adapts and makes new friends including the young servant girl working at the boarding school. During her birthday festivities, Sara receives horrible new that her father has died. To Ms. Minchin’s dismay, Captain Crewe had lost all of his money before he passed to a friend prospecting in diamond mines. To counter her enormous school bill, Ms. Minchin forces Sara to pay off the debt by working as a servant girl. Will Sara ever escape the harsh working conditions? Will she always be a servant girl? Who is the sick old man next door? Frances Hodgeson Burnett was born in England in 1849. Due to financial difficulties, her family moved to America. Frances started writing as a teenager and sold her stories to raise money for her family. After her marriage to a medical doctor, Frances was of more secure financial means and was able to travel. Frances and her husband lived in Paris for a time, but returned to the United States after two years. Again becoming restless, Frances purchased a house in England which inspired another famous novel, The Secret Garden. During this time, Frances lost her oldest son to tuberculosis. Frances went into a depression, divorced her husband, and returned to the United States. Frances died in 1924 and is buried in Long Island.
bound: 158 pages
publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 11, 2017)
isbn: 1545302944, 978-1545302941,
weight: 1 pounds (