Betty's Battles

an Everyday Story

Author: S. L. M.
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,608 / 88 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,467
Added to site: 2011.01.01
mnybks.net#: 30045
Genre: Young Readers
Buy new from: Amazon or Barnes & Noble
Find it used: eBay or AbeBooks
Get as AudioBook: Audible or AudioBooks.com
Excerpt

ow at last a bright smile lights up his careworn face.

"Here we are!" says father, presently, and he signals to the driver. The bus pulls up at the entrance to a small street, father shoulders the bag, and Betty, scrambling down after him, soon finds herself standing on the shabby little front doorstep of her home.

A narrow, dull street it is; closely packed with dull houses, all built in one pattern, all alike grey with smoke, all looking as though no breath of spring air, or gleam of spring sunshine, could ever find their way through the close-shut windows.

All too swiftly Betty's thoughts travel back to the white cottage in the hills, to the sunny garden, the fresh moorland breezes.

The contrast is too much for her; a big lump seems to rise in her throat. Her eyes fill with tears; her good resolutions fade away.

She doesn't want to be at home--Oh, that she were with Grannie now!

Father has found his key at last, and fits it into the lock. At the same moment there i

Reviews

Add a review for this title.
Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2011.01.19
Jill Walrath
***..

very easy reading. Intriguing


Cover image for

Download


show mobile phone QR code

Donate a small amount via Paypal below or read about some other ways that you can support ManyBooks.