7 edition of Daddy-Long-Legs found in the catalog.
Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs.
|Statement||Jean Webster ; with illustrations by the author.|
|Series||Everyman"s library children"s classics|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.W397 Dad 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||92055075|
May 02, · Daddy Long Legs is a epistolary novel by the American writer Jean Webster. Jean Webster (pseudonym for Alice Jane Chandler Webster, ) was an American writer and author of many books including Daddy-Long-Legs and Dear Enemy. Her best-known books Brand: Kids Can Press, Limited. Free download of Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more.
Daddy-Long-Legs (Book): Webster, Jean: Orphaned Judy Abbot relates her college adventures in letters to the mysterious benefactor that she calls Daddy-Long-Legs. Skip to main navigation Skip to main navigation Skip to search Skip to search Skip to content English English, collapsed. Daddy Long Legs () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. On a trip to France, millionaire Jervis Pendleton sees an 18 year old girl in an orphanage. Enchanted with her, but mindful of the difference in their ages, he sponsors her to college in New England. She writes him letters, which he doesn't read.
Review of the book 'Daddy-Long-Legs' by Jean Webster: A trustee of the orphanage offers to send Judy Abbott to college. But he insists on anonymity. All he asks is that she write a letter to him once a month to let him know of her progress through college. She is to address him as JohnSmith, and she is to expect no reply. So, you see, it is a rather one-sided correspondence! Daddy Long Legs (Book): Brun-Cosme, Nadine: Daddy drives Matthew to kindergarten in his old green car.?See you this afternoon,? says Daddy, as he kisses him goodbye. But Matthew stops him from leaving and asks,?What if, this afternoon, the old green car doesn't start? Thus begins a series of what-ifs that Matthew poses in response to every one of Daddy's ideas about how he will manage to.
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WARNING. To follow is a highly illustrative review/plot summary of the book Daddy-Long-Legs. As a kid, I totally loved the cartoon Judy. I actually miss it sometimes, but then thanks to Goodreads, I discovered that it all started with a book/5.
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A trustee of the John Grier orphanage has offered to send Judy Abbott to college. The only requirements are that she must write to him every month and that she can never know who he is.
Judy's life at college is a whirlwind of friends/5(). Oct 17, · I found this book in our church's library when I was 9 years old and I fell in love with it at first read. The idea of a "daddy long legs" growing up was very powerful to me -- especially as someone with 6 brothers and sisters.
I reread this book several times /5(13). Aug 11, · Daddy-Long-Legs [Jean Webster] on hankins-farms.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Leopold Classic Library is delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive collection. As part of our on-going commitment to delivering value to the reader/5().
Jan 15, · Daddy-Long-Legs was the best book ever. I enjoyed every minute of it, and it had a great story. Judy Abbott is such a real charcter, as are the rest of the charcters in this novel. The pictures are very amusing, and so you another level of Judy.
Another thing that is great is it's considered a classic, yet it's more modern (Little Women /5. Daddy Long Legs Book Summary and Study Guide. Daddy-long-legs is a story of a young girl, Jerusha Abbott and her letters to her benefactor whom she has never hankins-farms.com story proceeds through her college hankins-farms.coma Abbott was brought up at an old-fashioned orphanage.
The children were wholly dependent on charity. I first read this book as a translation when I was a teenager, I loved Judy and daddy long legs, but that was only the first book, then I found out there's a sequel and i had to have it, I got it and i read it and never had I been more touched so deeply, the only other writer who does that to me is Charlotte Bronte and Jean Webster is a true disciple/5.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Daddy Long Legs is a stage musical with a book by John Caird, and music and lyrics by Paul Gordon. It is based on the novel of the same name by Jean Webster.
Set in turn-of-the-century New England, the musical tells the story of orphan Jerusha Abbott of the John Grier Home and her mysterious benefactor who agrees to send her to college Book: John Caird. Jerusha Abbott grew up in an orphanage but was sent to college by a mysterious benefactor she calls Daddy Long-Legs.
In college she falls in love with a young man who wants to marry her, but she refuses because she is an orphan. Finally, after Jerusha--now Judy--graduates, she asks to meet her benefactor. Nov 15, · Daddy Long Legs Audiobook. Daddy-Long-Legs is a popular book by Jean Webster.
Read Daddy-Long-Legs, free online version of the book by Jean Webster, on hankins-farms.com Jean Webster's Daddy-Long-Legs consists of 2 parts for ease of reading.
Choose the part of Daddy-Long-Legs which you. About Daddy-Long-Legs. An orphaned girl named Judy Abbott and an unknown, unseen benefactor who sends her to college and whom she refers to as "Daddy-Long-Legs" are the two principals in this immensely popular modern-day fairy tale.
"Daddy long legs" tells the story of a young girl, Jerusha Abbott, who has been raized in an orphanage. Being the oldest of the pupils, she has to work hard for her pension, helping to take care of the other kids. Despite the sad and boring life she leads, she is a cheerful and. Daddy Long Legs is one of my favorite books of all time.
It looks like an old book, but it is as current as any of todays best seller. Throughout the years, I have re-read Daddy-Long-Legs, time and time again.
When I read this novel, I laughed and I cried. Each event /5(6). Aug 10, · Sallie has two love interests, and I think Dear Enemy has a more mature tone than Daddy Long Legs, as it explores the course of her coming to terms with who she really loves.
On this reading, I found the eugenics discussions in Dear Enemy a bit distasteful, but again, at the time the book was published, it was a popular theory.
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster was first published in It follows an epistolatory format and traces the story through a series of letters exchanged between the youthful heroine, Jerusha and her mysterious benefactor whom she has privately nicknamed Daddy-Long-Legs based on a brief glimpse she caught of him once.5/5(17).
Free Daddy-Long-Legs study unit worksheets for teachers to print. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. In Daddy- Long-Legs by Jean Webster, Judy Abbott grew up in an orphanage and one day has the most amazing newsa mysterious trustee wishes to send her to college.
The only form of repayment that Judy must offers her mystery benefactor is a letter every month detailing her life and her studies. Written in letter format, readers gain an insight to Judy's personal life, her studies, her growing Brand: Puffin Books.
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Daddy-Long-Legs is a novel by an American writer Jean Webster, written in the form of letters. It follows the protagonist, a young girl named Jerusha “Judy” Abbott, through her college years.
She writes the letters to her benefactor, a rich man whom she has never seen.Daddy-Long-Legs (Everyman's Library Children's Classics) by Webster, Jean and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hankins-farms.comDaddy Long Legs (Book): Brun-Cosme, Nadine: "Daddy drives Matthew to kindergarten in his old green car.
'See you this afternoon,' says Daddy, as he kisses him goodbye. But Matthew stops him from leaving and asks, 'What if, this afternoon, the old green car doesn't start?' Thus begins a series of what-ifs that Matthew poses in response to every one of Daddy's ideas about how he will manage to.