Sara, a Princess

The Story of a Noble Girl

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,513 / 205 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 582
mnybks.net#: 5286
Excerpt

sness of any impending change; and soon the women stood, with their shawls over their heads, down on the sandy, crescent-shaped beach, watching the last preparations.

It was an impressive scene, and never lost that quality to Sara's eyes, though she had been used to it since infancy. As she stood now, near but hardly a part of the noisy throng, she was about midway in the crescent, at either end of which there gleamed whitely through the morning mist the round tower of a lighthouse.

These were only nine miles apart as the bird flies, but over thirty when one followed the concave shore; and the eastern light warned of treacherous rocks jutting out in bold headlands and rugged cliffs, while the western served to guide the mariner past quite as treacherous shallows, and a sandy bar which showed like the shining back of some sea-monster at low-tide.

Within this natural harbor was the little fleet of sloops, smacks, and schooners, getting up sail, and shipping some last half-forgotten supplies

Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2010.02.07
Leah A. Zeldes
****.

A sweet family story combining elements of Louisa May Alcott with those of Horatio Alger.

Bookish, 18-year-old Sara, a New England fisherman's daughter, and her three young siblings are left destitute orphans when their father is lost at sea. Sara takes her family to Boston to earn her fortune.

Though not everything goes well, Sara's goodness, beauty and piousness find her many helpful friends and opportunities. Her struggles against her solitary nature keep things from being too soppy.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll
Rebecca Mary
by Annie Hamilton Donnell
ABC's of Science
by Charles Oliver
Anne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Aesop's Fables
by Aesop

See more popular titles from this genre.