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Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe tries to make friends at boarding school and settle in. But when she learns that she'll never see her beloved father again, her life is turned upside down. Transformed from princess to pauper, she must swap dancing lessons and luxury for drudgery and a room in the attic. #HappyReading

11 Lessons We've Learned From Young Heroines in Literature

Sara Crewe Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess is about the rags-to-riches life of 10-year-old Sara Crewe, who despite being mistrea...

A LITTLE PRINCESS (1995) Liesel Matthews. A lovely version of a childhood classic. Sara Crew, a wealthy child, is left penniless and orphaned at a girl's school when her father is purported killed in World War I. Her optimism carries her thru adversity as her situation worsens. This does have a happy ending (I'm a sucker for those). Beautiful Edwardian costumes for children of that age.

The Little Princess (1939)

The Little Princess (1939) When her father is reported killed in the Boer War, pampered rich girl Sara Crewe is left to the mercies of a mean-spirited headmistress. Forced to work as a servant and live in the attic, Sara learns the value of true generosity and real friendship. Shirley Temple Family Classics..15

Puffin in Bloom A new line of classics with gorgeously illustrated covers by renowned stationery brand Rifle Paper Co.'s lead artist, Anna Bond. Alone in a new country, wealthy Sara Crewe...

"I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny, old attics; even if they dress in rags; even if they aren't pretty, or smart, or young. They're still princesses. All of us. Didn't you father ever tell you that?"

1905 edition, illustrated by Ethel Franklin Betts. / Get unique, hands-on activity ideas for A LITTLE PRINCESS by Frances Hodgson Burnett at LitWits Kits make literature real and fun for kids – so they want to read more!

Here's What The Girls From "A Little Princess" Look Like Now

Sara (Liesel Pritzker Simmons) | Here's What The Girls From "A Little Princess" Look Like Now