Daddy Long-Legs

Daddy Long-Legs

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Laugh out loud at Judy's charming and unforgettable letters Young Judy Abbott has been saved from life at the orphanage by a generous - and anonymous - guardian. He will pay for her education if she promises to write to him every month. Judy writes the most exuberant and lively letters - packed with laughs, and tales of friendship and college life. Judy's having so much fun she can scarcely stop writing . . .
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2010. c1912
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ISBN: 9780141331119
0141331119
Branch Call Number: J WEB
Characteristics: 180 p. :,ill. ;,18 cm

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readingfairy
Jun 04, 2018

This is a classic but easy to read -- a very sweet story that I recommend to anyone!
Did you know that Mark Twain was the author's great-uncle?
Also, there is a sequel to this story called "Dear Enemy".

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cardigramma
Aug 25, 2014

Excellent story. Good for any age group.

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EXLIBRES
Jun 04, 2014

It was a joyful read with humor and why I miss snail mail.

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forever_ice17
Apr 16, 2013

I really enjoyed this book. Read it in less than 4 hours. I loved the Mary Pickford silent film based on this book as well.

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zibagallery Jul 08, 2013

zibagallery thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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orange_horse_80
Jul 02, 2012

orange_horse_80 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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readingfairy
Jun 04, 2018

18-year-old orphan Jerusha Abbott is sent to college by a mysterious trustee of the John Grier Home (the orphanage). All she has to do is send him a detailed letter once a month telling him about her life and studies. She can never know who he is, and he'll never write back.
But of course . . . stuff happens!

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jane1817
Jun 06, 2014

“The world is full of happiness, and plenty to go round, if you are only willing to take the kind that comes your way.”
― Jean Webster, Daddy-Long-Legs

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