Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
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I think ultimately I would have enjoyed Daddy-Long-Legs more if it had ended with Judy running away to Europe to be a writer and leaving her suitor in the dust. As a romance it did not work for me at all but as a coming-of-age Young Adult novel it was delightful...
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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, classes, parties and a growing friendship with the handsome Jervis Pendleton. With so much happening in her life, Judy can scarcely stop writing to 'Daddy-Long-Legs', or wondering who her mysterious benefactor is...
 

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Eva Ibbotson has written numerous award-winning books for children, including Journey to the River Sea and The Secret of Platform 13.
 
Published June 26, 2017 by Puffin. 102 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Action & Adventure, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Travel, Humor & Entertainment, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Sports & Outdoors, Crime, Self Help, Cooking, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Jennie on Aug 10 2017

I think ultimately I would have enjoyed Daddy-Long-Legs more if it had ended with Judy running away to Europe to be a writer and leaving her suitor in the dust. As a romance it did not work for me at all but as a coming-of-age Young Adult novel it was delightful...

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