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A Girl of the Limberlost : Library of Indiana Classics (Paperback) - Gene Stratton-Porter

A Girl of the Limberlost

Library of Indiana Classics (Paperback)


Published: 22nd September 1984
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
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Of all the books written by Hoosier writers, Gene Stratton-Porter's A Girl of the Limberlost is unquestionably the most cherished: the timeless story of an impoverished young girl, Elnora Comstock, growing up on the edge of the Limberlost swamp. Elnora Comstock has served as a role model for successive generations of independent young readers.

Wherein Elnora Goes to High School, and Learns Many Lessons not Found in Her Booksp. 3
Wherein Wesley and Margaret Go Shopping, and Elnora's Wardrobe Is Replenishedp. 26
Wherein Elnora Visits the Bird Woman, and Opens a Bank Accountp. 39
Wherein the Sintons Are Disappointed, and Mrs. Comstock Learns that She Can Laughp. 53
Wherein Elnora Receives a Warning and Billy Appears on the Scenep. 82
Wherein Mrs. Comstock Indulges in "Frills," and Billy Reappearsp. 99
Wherein Mrs. Comstock Manipulates Margaret, and Billy Acquires a Residencep. 122
Wherein the Limberlost Tempts Elnora, and Billy Buries His Fatherp. 155
Wherein Elnora Discovers a Violin, and Billy Disciplines Margaretp. 164
Wherein Elnora Has More Financial Troubles, and Mrs. Comstock Again Hears the Song of the Limberlostp. 181
Wherein Elnora Graduates, and Freckles and the Angel Send Giftsp. 205
Wherein Margaret Sinton Reveals a Secret, and Mrs. Comstock Possesses the Limberlostp. 225
Wherein Mother Love Is Bestowed on Elnora, and She Finds an Assistant in Moth Huntingp. 256
Wherein a New Position Is Tendered Elnora, and Philip Ammon Is Shown Limberlost Violetsp. 276
Wherein Mrs. Comstock Faces the Almighty, and Philip Ammon Writes a Letterp. 291
Wherein the Limberlost Sings for Ammon, and the Talking Trees Tell Great Secretsp. 309
Wherein Mrs. Comstock Dances in the Moonlight, and Elnora Makes a Confessionp. 323
Wherein Mrs. Comstock Experiments with Rejuvenation, and Elnora Teaches Natural Historyp. 341
Wherein Philip Ammon Gives a Ball in Honour of Edith Carr, and Hart Henderson Appears on the Scenep. 354
Wherein the Elder Ammon Offers Advice, and Edith Carr Experiences Regretsp. 371
Wherein Philip Ammon Returns to the Limberlost, and Elnora Studies the Situationp. 382
Wherein Philip Ammon Kneels to the Queen of Love, and Chicago Comes to the Limberlostp. 402
Wherein Elnora Reaches a Decision, and Freckles and the Angel Appearp. 424
Wherein Edith Carr Wages a Battle, and Hart Henderson Stands Guardp. 439
Wherein Philip Finds Elnora, and Edith Carr Offers a Yellow Emperorp. 454
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ISBN: 9780253203311
ISBN-10: 0253203317
Series: Library of Indiana Classics (Paperback)
Audience: General
For Ages: 13 - 17 years old
For Grades: 8 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 479
Published: 22nd September 1984
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.37 x 14.1  x 3.43
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Type: New edition