A Little Princess

A Little Princess

Book - 1994
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Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.
Publisher: London : Wordsworth, c1994
ISBN: 9781853261367
185326136X
Branch Call Number: JFIC Burne
Characteristics: 191 p

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Panda186
Dec 05, 2017

One of my all time favorite classics from my earlier childhood. My grandmother gave me the book and I read it over and over. The characters are very loveable and the story is a great one.

sarahbru17 Jul 23, 2017

Characters: 9/10
Plot: 9/10
Writing: 9/10
This has long been one of my favorite classics. I first read it in elementary school, and I identified very strongly with the main character. It's wonderful for children and adults alike.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Apr 30, 2017

I read this when I was a little girl and it was a pleasant surprise when I found this at the library. A Little Princess is the classic novel about how Sara Crewe, a very kind and genuine girl goes from riches to rags but still keeps her gentle and compassionate spirit through it all. Sara shows that being a princess does not mean one has all the wealth in the world but rather that one is good to others. Although it is a children’s book, this has a message that we all should live by!
-@freshprinceofbooks of The Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

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Love_Legolas_111
May 05, 2015

I have watched 3 different movie versions of this book (including the Shirley Temple version), so it was about time I read this classic novel. I can see why it is a beloved story, especially for little girls! The prose is delightful and captures the era perfectly, Sara is an intriguing and thoughtful character, and the story is charming and sweet. Sara is such a good example for young girls; she's kind, thoughtful, patient, ready to learn...the list goes on. What I probably loved the most about her was that even when others treated her unfairly or unkindly (specifically Miss Minchin), she did not snap or lose her temper. But she drove them mad or made them dumbstruck by her patient humility and wisdom. I loved that. It was also wonderful to see how Sarah touched the lives of many, many people. A delightful read. An absolute classic.

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sidster_j
Oct 05, 2014

This is one of my absolute favorite books! It totally made me want to start acting like a princess. i think that this is a book that every one should read.

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Man123
Jul 19, 2014

wonder full book

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becker
Jun 14, 2014

Wonderful old fashioned story-telling. I loved the writing and I loved the main character Sara.

red_butterfly_1600 Jun 06, 2014

An amazing book about a father's love for his daughter, Sara.

Dimmu16 Aug 23, 2013

Ok let me just note that I did a huge project on these books by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I highly suggest you read Sara Crewe by same author because here is the real story. She wrote Sara Crewe first, and then A Little Princess. She did this because Sara Crewe was really just about Sara and people wanted to meet the others like Emengard and Lottie. So she wrote A Little Princess so they could. :)

Anyway since I know this is a sort of rewrite. I really liked it. I love Lottie best <3.

Dimmu16 Aug 23, 2013

Ok let me just note that I did a huge project on these books by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I highly suggest you read Sara Crewe by same author because here is the real story. She wrote Sara Crewe first, and then A Little Princess. She did this because Sara Crewe was really just about Sara and people wanted to meet the others like Emengard and Lottie. So she wrote A Little Princess so they could. :)

Anyway since I know this is a sort of rewrite. I really liked it. I love Lottie best <3.

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