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A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780141322568
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: vi, 294 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ibbotson, Eva
Leslie, Cecil


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ArapahoeKati Aug 03, 2016

I was utterly charmed by this book. It's full of life lessons for kids (I especially liked the bit about telling lies). I hated the Disney adaption from my childhood, so I'm sorry I put off reading this book for so long. This would be a great read-aloud for kids, aged 5-7.

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