Rebecca Of Sunny Brook Farm

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $30.00

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Book Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, rubbing, nicking and fraying. There is rubbing to the spine joints and some ground-in dirt to the covers. The text pages are generally clean, but there are spots of foxing, finger dirt and and overall use. "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American 1903 children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her aunts, one stern and one kind, in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. Wiggin wrote a sequel, New Chronicles of Rebecca. Eric Wiggin, a great nephew of the author, wrote updated versions of several Rebecca books, including a concluding story. The story was adapted for the theatrical stage, and was filmed three times, once with Shirley Temple in the title role. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American 1903 children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her aunts, one stern and one kind, in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. Wiggin wrote a sequel, New Chronicles of Rebecca. Eric Wiggin, a great nephew of the author, wrote updated versions of several Rebecca books, including a concluding story. The story was adapted for the theatrical stage, and was filmed three times, once with Shirley Temple in the title role." " Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 August 24, 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). With her sister during the 1880s, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labor."

Title: Rebecca Of Sunny Brook Farm

Author Name: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Categories: Young Adult,

Edition: Early printing

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1940

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: A36155

Keywords: Young Adult Kate Douglas Wiggin Rebecca Of Sunny Brook Farm Maine Inspiration Young Adult,