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Daddy Long Legs - Jean Webster
Daddy Long Legs
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This edition includes 33 illustrations by the author and original cover art by Janice Tarver.First published in 1912, this young adult novel is comprised mostly of letters from orphan Jerusha “Judy” Abbott to her anonymous benefactor whom she names “Daddy Long Legs”. The letters chronicle her... show more
This edition includes 33 illustrations by the author and original cover art by Janice Tarver.First published in 1912, this young adult novel is comprised mostly of letters from orphan Jerusha “Judy” Abbott to her anonymous benefactor whom she names “Daddy Long Legs”. The letters chronicle her departure from the orphanage through four years of college. Judy makes new friends, slowly gains knowledge and independence, but also struggles with her humble past and unfixed future. This ebook edition includes 33 illustrations by the author.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0035WTNZS
Publisher: Girlebooks
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Daddy-Long-Legs
bookshelves: spring-2015, tbr-busting-2015, published-1912, young-adult, coming-of-age, orphans Read from November 15, 2014 to April 08, 2015 F Narrated by Julia WhelanDescription: Jerusha Abbott grew up in an orphanage but was sent to college by a mysterious benefactor she calls Daddy-Long-Le...
Malin
Malin rated it
3.5 #CBR7 Book 35: Daddy Long-Legs by Jean Webster
Jerusha "Judy" Abbott is a Canadian orphan, who at 17 is still living in the orphanage, mainly because they are using her as free help. She is frequently told that she needs to keep her strong opinions and overactive imagination to herself, or nothing will come of her. She dreams of becoming a famou...
Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
5.0 Darth Pony Presents: My Very First Really Unhelpful 5-Star Squeeview
OMG!!! THIS BOOK IS SO AWESOME!!!1! IT DESERVES ALL THE STARS FOREVER AND EVER!!!1!!ONE!! (Edited to add: To compound the unhelpfulness of this review, I've just realized I reviewed the wrong edition. Is there a way to switch editions on BL like there is on GR?) (Edit 2: Fixed it, sort of. That'...
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha
Batgrl: Bookish Hooha rated it
2.0 Review: Daddy Long Legs by Jean Webster
Book: Daddy Long Legs Author: Jean Webster Gutenberg: Daddy Long Legs (free ebook) Internet Archive/Open Library ebook: Daddy Long Legs (free ebook. The version I read and recommend, especially because the introduction is a short biography of Webster. Also this version includes "Judy's artwork" in m...
deborahmarkus7
deborahmarkus7 rated it
5.0 Daddy-long-legs (Everyman's Library Children's Classics)
You should read this review if:1. You haven’t read this book and need to know why you should,or2. You’ve read this book, but need to know about the connection between Daddy-Long-Legs and J.D. Salinger.(Okay, or: 3. Regardless of whether or not you’ve read this book, you now think I’ve been smoking s...
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