Obscure Childhood favorites
kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Mon Feb 10 12:55:45 EST 2003
On Mon, 10 Feb 2003, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:
> and one I truly hope I'm not the only one to have read and loved:
> _Understood Betsy_ by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Eeeeee! That was always one of my favorites. I think I took it out of the
elementary school library repeatedly. And I was planning on mentioning it
in the fat and lit thread, too, because Betsy is another one like Mary in
_The Secret Garden_ who starts out thin and pale and unhealthy, and ends
up strong and brown and sturdy. I really liked the message of "assume
someone is competent, and they'll usually prove you right."
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