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UNSOLVED: One specific book > YA book about a girl sent to a boarding school with a mean teacher

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Tabitha McMillian | 4 comments Hello, I’m trying to find a young adult book I read in middle school (like 2006 or 2007?), it had a purple/nighttime-looking cover and might have had a girl with two braids on the front. The book was about a girl who went to an orphanage or boarding school, there was a teacher (or principal/owner) who was really mean and there were some ghostly aspects to it I think. I also vaguely recall something about a fire. I thought the main character’s name was Primrose but that isn’t helping me find anything on Google so I’m not completely sure if that’s correct. It was a pretty long chapter book (like 200+ pages I’d estimate.) Thanks in advance for any suggestions !!

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Tabitha McMillian | 4 comments Not Matilda ! Though that is one of my favorites :) in this book the girl is at a boarding school or an orphanage I think.

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Kay B (kay23) | 59 comments is it A Little Princess?

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Tabitha McMillian | 4 comments It’s not A Little Princess. Thanks though :)

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Tabitha (epicfunsize) | 77 comments It's not the right year, but maybe Etiquette & Espionage?

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Tabitha McMillian | 4 comments Not Etiquette and Espionage either. If I remember correctly, it had some ghostly/haunted elements to it.

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Cassie Meyer (cassiesbookshelf) | 3 comments Sweet miss Honeywell’s revenge!

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