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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Jan 18, 11

bookshelves: ya-and-children, groupread, classics, bbc-top-100, reviewed
Read from December 28, 2010 to January 17, 2011

I read this for a groupread, and many in my group agreed that this book should really only be read by 3rd-4th graders, who would really love this book. Reading it as adults, the book just seems slow and predictable. It picks up about halfway through when Mary meets Colin-I really began to enjoy the book then-but I can never call this a favorite. I wish I had read it as a child so it could have held more meaning for me.
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01/15/2011 page 200
69.0% "It started out pretty slow for me, but once Mary met Colin things began to pick up. I'm starting to enjoy it now, though I don't think it'll be a favorite."

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