A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

This classic children's novel tells the story of a young, wealthy girl who is sent to a boarding school in London from India after her father's death. Despite her privileged upbringing, she is mistreated by the headmistress and forced to work as a servant to pay off her father's debts. She endures her hardships by maintaining her kindness and generosity, and by using her imagination to escape her grim reality. Eventually, her fortunes change dramatically due to a surprising twist of fate.

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