The Secret Garden

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INTERNET RESOURCES

Classical Authors Directory: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Grade Levels: Middle, Secondary
Learn how this British author became a huge success in the United States.
http://authorsdirectory.com/biography_online_book_portrait_picture/
b_authors_frances_hodgson_burnett.shtml
English Gardens
Grade Levels: Middle, Secondary
The history of gardens in England from Roman Britain to the Victorian era.
http://www.britainexpress.com/History/english-gardens.htm

BOOKS BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

A Little Princess
This is a story of Sara Crewe, who falls on hard times, is mistreated at her own boarding school, and is finally rescued and transformed from rags to riches by a rich Indian gentleman.

Little Lord Fauntleroy
Read about a seven – year – old American boy living on the edge of poverty in New York City, who suddenly inherits an English castle.

The Lost Prince
A tale of kindness, courage, and love, The Lost Prince describes Marco and his crippled friend, the Rat, who play a vital part in the salvation of war-torn Samavia.

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