Somebody's Little Girl

Cover image for

Download


Author: Martha Young
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,441 / 36 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 517
Added to site: 2008.01.27
mnybks.net#: 19872
Origin: gutenberg.org

When all the people on the high, cool mountains heard about all that the lady knew, and all that Sister Theckla told, and all that Bessie Bell had found, they were all as glad as they could be.

Show Excerpt

n to throw her down."

"But," Sister Mary Felice said, "you did trip her up, and you must beg her pardon."

Then Sister Theckla came to take all the little girls to the room where so many chairs sat in so many rows, and she too said: "Yes, you must beg her pardon."

Bessie Bell was listening so that she had almost stopped crying, but now when Sister Story Felice and Sister Theckla both said to the little girl, "Yes, you must beg pardon," then the little girl began to cry, too.

Then Bessie Bell grew so sorry again, she hardly knew why, or for what, that she began to cry again.

So then both Sisters said again: "Yes, you should beg pardon."

But the little girl still cried, and said, "But I didn't mean to trip her." Then she shook her head at Bessie Bell and said--because she just had to say it:

"I beg your pardon! Grant me grace! I hope the cat will scratch your face!"

Oh! Sister Mary Felice looked at Sister Theckla, and Sister Theckla looked at Sister Mary Fe

Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2009.05.14
Leah A. Zeldes
***..

Bessie Bell, a tiny orphan girl, struggles to understand her vague memories of life before the orphanage. Rather twee.


(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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 Somebody's Little Girl by Martha Young - 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
Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson

See more popular titles from this genre.