Nobody's Girl: (En Famille)

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Cupples & Leon Company, 1922 - Families - 316 pages
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After the death of her mother in 19th-century Paris, resourceful thirteen-year-old Perrine experiences a Robinson Crusoe-like existence in a secret hut and life as a factory girl as she walks over one hundred miles to locate the only relative in a position to help her.
 

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My mother read this book, I read this book, and I have read this book to my 6th grade students many times. What a wonderful story. Never a dry eye in the class room.
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Page 317 - Hugh is their big brother, who has the care of them in t he absence of their parents, and he ranges in their estimation all the way from terrible tyrant to wonderful, necessary brother. There are others who help complicate as well as untangle troubles, and fill up the experience of the story with interesting glimpses of life. Send for Our Free Illustrated Catalogue. CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY, PUBLISHERS New York NOBODY'S GIRL By HECTOR MALOT NOBODY'S GIRL, published in France under the title "En Famille...
Page 318 - ... she finds him, in the midst of his great factories, he may hate her because he had driven her father away from home and disinherited him. How she had the courage to go on and on until she reached Maraucourt. and obtained work in her grandfather's factory, and at last found a way into his heart, is through every step a story of the most absorbing interest to all lovers of childhood. She triumphs over all discomforts, perils and schemers with a firm faith in right things, and the perseverance of...
Page ix - Everybody Should Read NOBODY'S GIRL By HECTOR MALOT NOBODY'S GIRL, published in France under the title "En Famille," follows "Nobody's Boy" as a companion juvenile story, and takes place with it as one of the supreme juvenile stories of the world. Like "Nobody's Boy...
Page 318 - Nobody's Boy" it was also crowned by the Academy, and that literary judgment has also been verified by the test of time. Noble-minded little Perrine; left destitute and alone in the alums of Paris, must find her rich grandfather, several days" journey away, or no one knows what might happen to her. Even when she finds him, in the midst of his great factories, he may hate her because he had driven her father away from home ana disinherited him. How she had the courage to go on and on until she reached...
Page 189 - What do you mean you don't know? Are you going to sign that complaint or not?" "No." "Listen, Chambers, it was no accident that car went over a second too soon. It was you or her, and she didn't mean it would be you.
Page ix - This is one of the greatest of inspirational stories. Loyal ideals, with their inspiring sentiments, are preserved through the most discouraging conditions. The building up of a little girl's life is made a fine example for every child. 12 mo.
Page 317 - Net. This lively story of charming little girls awakens the fancy and stimulates the ambition of all little readers to be approved of their associates, and to win the admiration of their worthiest friends. The inspiration to do one's best in both work and play, with due regard for the comfort...
Page 318 - The building up of a little girl's life is made a fine example for every child. 12 mo. Illustrated. Beautiful cloth binding...
Page 317 - ... has many hard struggles to do the right thing in the right way. Sarah is two years younger. She is the peculiar one, with her love for all kinds of animals about the farm, and her unsocial, stubborn disposition. Her unruly ideas lead her into numerous troubles before she changes her mind.

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