Review: A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: borrowed
First Publication Date: 1905
POV: 3rd person
Pacing: okay
Genres & Themes: Classic, Historical Fiction, Children, Friendship, Family, Love.


Sara Crewe, an exceptionally intelligent and imaginative student at Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies, is devastated when her adored, indulgent father dies. Now penniless and banished to a room in the attic, Sara is demeaned, abused, and forced to work as a servant. How this resourceful girl’s fortunes change again is at the center of A Little Princess, one of the best-loved stories in all of children’s literature.

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