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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Kate Douglas Wiggin

Publisher: E-BOOKARAMA

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"Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" is a delightful children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the village of Riverboro, Maine.

Rebecca's family has fallen upon hard times, and the story opens with her leaving her childhood home to live with her two aunts Miranda and Jane Sawyer. Despite her early hardships, Rebecca has an infectious joy for life that inspires her aunts as she faces the trials and tribulations of growing up. 

One of the best American classics for children, not to miss!

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