whatever comes

“Whatever comes,” she said, “cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside. It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great deal more of a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it.”

Frances Hodgson Burnett (A Little Princess)

I just recently read A Little Princess. I’ve seen the movie but had never read the book. I actually have a list of children’s books I want to read/reread. Also on the list are Peter Pan, The Little Prince, The Secret Garden, and Anne of Green Gables. Now I just need a few more hours in the day.

What are you reading? Probably not kids’ books right?

photo from by me

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5 thoughts on “whatever comes

  1. oh, the secret garden is one i've been meaning to reread lately, too. also, anne of green gables was a childhood favorite.reading right now: let the great world spin. it's amazing.

  2. i re-read the secret garden for a college class a number of years ago, and was delighted with how well it held up since reading it as a child. kids books are my all time fave!

  3. i collect children's literature! it's kind of one of my hobbies. i've read a lot of it & even taken some classes. the little princess is one of my favorite books of all time. it's amazing. my copy is all underlined & written in. i read it in high school when i was going through a really hard time, and it helped me a lot. all of the anne of green gables books are amazing. i love anne. sometimes i miss her. you should read harriet the spy too! that book is SO good. love it!

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