Bratty and spoiled Mary Lennox is orphaned when her parents fall victim to a cholera outbreak in India. As a result, Mary becomes the ward of an uncle in England whom she has never met. As she hesitantly tries to carve a new life for herself at imposing and secluded Misselthwaite Manor, Mary befriends a high-spirited boy named Dickon and investigates a secret garden on the Manor grounds. She also discovers a sickly young cousin, Colin, who has been shut away in a hidden Manor room. Together Mary and Dickon help Colin blossom, and in the process Mary finds her identity and melts the heart of her emotionally distant uncle. Includes reading group study.
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My grandaughter,Kate, had the lead in "The Secret Garden" drama at our Christian school. i purchased this book as a remembrance for her. When the book arrived,the girl on the book cover"Mary" looked just like Kate did at that age...
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Review 2 for The Secret Garden
Date:May 15, 2009
This is probably my very favorite book of all time. The mystery and intrigue of a secret, forbidden garden, and of a locked-up little boy who thinks he's going to die. Very sweet story, full of life and hope and energy. Highly, highly recommended