The Secret GardenBook - 2014
A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors where she discovers a disabled cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
Oxford University Press
A beautiful and timeless story about friendship, secrets, and the power of the human spirit, The Secret Garden tells the story of orphaned Mary Lennox, who is sent to live in her uncle's house on the Yorkshire moors. With the tragic death of her uncle's wife ten years earlier the house is an unhappy one. Miserable and lonely, Mary starts to explore the house's gardens and soon discovers a key to the secret garden her uncle had sealed off. There she discovers a secret so important, so enchanting, that it will change her life forever.
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violet_cat_1889 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 18
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“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done--then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”
That night Colin slept without once awakening, and when he opened his eyes in the morning he lay still and smiled without knowing it-smiled because he felt so curiosly comfortable. It was actually nice to be awake, and he turned over and stretched his limbs luxuriously."
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This book takes you through a beautiful story of a girl learning to love and care.
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