Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

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Times are tough around the little brown house! The widowed Mrs. Pepper has to sew all day long just to earn enough to pay the rent and to feed the five growing Peppers. But she faces poverty and trouble with a stout heart, a smiling face, and the help of her jolly brood: blue-eyed Ben, the eldest and the man of the house at the age of 11; pretty Polly, so eager to cook for the family and make everyone happy and comfortable; and the three littlest Peppers, Joel, Davie, and baby Phronsie. A favorite of children, parents, and teachers for generations, this heartwarming classic first appeared in 1880. Since then, it has inspired countless young imaginations with its tender tales of the ways in which courage and good cheer can overcome adversity.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 129.5 x 205.7 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
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  • 0486452670
  • 9780486452678
  • 180,475

Table of contents

I. A Home View II. Making Happiness for Mamsie III. Mamsie s Birthday IV. Trouble for the Little Brown House V. More Trouble VI. Hard Days for Polly VII. The Cloud Over the Little Brown House VIII. Joel's Turn IX. Sunshine Again X. A Threatened Blow XI. Safe XII. New Friends XIII. Phronsie pays a Debt of Gratitude XIV. A Letter to Jasper XV. Jolly Days XVI. Getting a Christmas for the Little Ones XVII. Christmas Bells! XVIII. Education Ahead XIX. Brave Work, and the Reward XX. Polly is Comforted XXI. Phronsie XXII. Getting Ready for Mamsie and the Boys XXIII. Which Treats of a Good Many Matters XXIV. Polly's Dismal Morning XXV. Polly's Big Bundleshow more

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