A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett - Author

Lynne Sharon Schwartz - Afterword by

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ISBN 9780451525093 | 240 pages | 04 Dec 1990 | Signet Classic | 4.25 x 6.85in | 18 - AND UP
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Written by British-born author Frances Hodgson Burnett and first published in 1905, A Little Princess tells the story of young Sara Crewe, privileged daughter of a wealthy diamond merchant. All the other girls at Miss Minchin's school treat Sara as if she truly were a princess. But when Captain Crewe's fortune is sadly lost, Sara's luck changes. Suddenly she is treated no better than a scullery maid. Her own fierce determination to maintain her dignity and remain a princess inside has intrigued and delighted readers for almost a hundred years, even inspiring a recent popular feature film.