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Sara Crewe is a very rich little girl. She first comes to England when she is seven, and her father takes her to Miss Minchin’s school in London. Then he goes back to his work in India. Sara is very sad at first, but she soon makes friends at school. But on her 11th birthday, something terrible happens, and now Sara has no family, no home, and not a penny in the world.

An Oxford Bookworms Library reader for learners of English adapted from the Frances Hodgson Burnett original by Jennifer Bassett.

©1997 Oxford University Press (P)2008 Oxford University Press

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"The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of storytelling." (David R. Hill, ELT Journal Review)

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  • Cynthia
  • Chesapeake City, MD, United States
  • 12-24-10

NOT unabridged!

The recording is fine, but the story is definitely abridged - very disappointing! It's a nice introduction to the story for a younger child.

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