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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

After the sudden death of her parents in India, Mary Lennox is sent 'home' to England, and the Yorkshire estate of a distant relative. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of Dickon, a local country boy, and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is reawakened as they bring the garden back to life.


Now Mary will discover that miracles can happen, and that magic is real.

Ages
10, 11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 8
Lexile Measure
970L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
U
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
320
Genre
Classics

About the Author and Illustrator

Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Hodgson Burnett was a born storyteller. Even as a young child, her greatest pleasure was in making up stories and acting them out, using her dolls as characters. She wrote over forty books.
Jason Cockcroft

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