Betty's Bright Idea (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): With Deacon Pitkin's Farm, and The First Christmas of New England

Betty's Bright Idea (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): With Deacon Pitkin's Farm, and The First Christmas of New England

by Harriet Beecher Stowe
     
 

Christmas is the setting of this 1876 short, heartwarming novel for children by the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Young Elsie, aided and abetted by unseen “Shining Ones,” conspires to earn forgiveness, charity, and redemption for John Morley, the family gardener dismissed for drinking, and his poverty-stricken family.

Overview


Christmas is the setting of this 1876 short, heartwarming novel for children by the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Young Elsie, aided and abetted by unseen “Shining Ones,” conspires to earn forgiveness, charity, and redemption for John Morley, the family gardener dismissed for drinking, and his poverty-stricken family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464568
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
126
Sales rank:
896,419
File size:
183 KB

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Meet the Author


Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) was an American abolitionist and author. Her Uncle Tom’s Cabin, as both a novel and a play, reached millions and was responsible for solidifying anti-slavery sentiments in the years leading up to the Civil War. Lincoln called her the little lady who started a great war.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
June 14, 1811
Date of Death:
July 1, 1896
Place of Birth:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Place of Death:
Hartford, Connecticut
Education:
Homeschooled

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