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The Chivalrous Fifth

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Snobbish British schoolgirls are bemused when new girl Jane Smith admits her mother runs a secondhand shop.
Published 1927 by Thomas Nelson
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New girl in the fifth form at St. Cecilia's school, Jane Smith is not at all embarassed to admit that her mother runs a second store. Cecily and Betty, who assume Jane's mother sells used clothing, befriend and support Jane, though a few snobbish girls are condescending. Finally it is doscovered that Jane's mother is a Viscountess and Jane herself is an "honourable." Betty and Cecily are angry at having been hoodwinked, but Jane just wanted to be valued for herself, and not for her status. Chaun ...more
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A prolific British children's author, Christine Chaundler was born in 1887 in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, the daughter of solicitor Henry Chaundler, and his wife, Constance Julia Thompson. She was educated at Queen Anne's School, in Caversham, until the age of sixteen, whereupon she attended St. Winifred's School in Llanfairfechan, Wales. She served briefly in the Land Army, during WWI, but otherwi ...more
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