Frances Hodgson Burnett
Dive into a classic of children's literature from the pen of the author who created The Secret Garden. Little Lord Fauntleroy follows the adventures of the title character, a young American boy who unexpectedly becomes wealthy when he inherits a vast fortune from English relatives and teaches his aristocratic family about the importance of charity and compassion.
This allegorical tale of a saintly king who moves heaven and earth for the good of his people is another winner for young audiences from Frances Hodgson Burnett, the author of the beloved children's book The Secret Garden. Easy to understand and full of inspiring messages about doing the right thing, The Land of the Blue Flower is a wonderful and memorable read.
11) Emily Fox-seton
Sara Crewe's young but doting father sends her to a London boarding school when she is seven. On her eleventh birthday her life of luxury comes to an abrupt end when she receives news that her father has died, shortly after losing his entire fortune. The school-mistress turns Sara into a servant to pay off her debts, and though Sara uses the entire force of her imagination and her good heart to remember who she is and keep starvation from the door,...