Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield FisherUnderstood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Understood Betsy

byDorothy Canfield Fisher

Paperback | March 3, 2011

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Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. The story tells of Elizabeth Ann, a 9-year-old orphan who goes from a sheltered existence with her father's aunt Harriet and cousin Frances in the city, to living on a Vermont farm with her mother's family, the Putneys, whose child-rearing practices had always seemed suspect to Harriet and her daughter. In her new rural life, Elizabeth Ann comes to be nicknamed "Betsy," and to find that many activities that Frances had always thought too demanding for a little girl are considered, by the Putney family, routine activities for a child: walking to school alone, cooking, and having household duties to perform... (wikipedia.org)
Title:Understood BetsyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:152 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.35 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.35 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:IndoEuropeanPublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1604444517

ISBN - 13:9781604444513

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Date published: 2017-06-06

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Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. The story tells of Elizabeth Ann, a 9-year-old orphan who goes from a sheltered existence with her father's aunt Harriet and cousin Frances in the city, to living on a Vermont farm with her mother's family, the Putneys, whose child-rearing practices had always seemed suspect to Harriet and her daughter. In her new rural life, Elizabeth Ann comes to be nicknamed "Betsy," and to find that many activities that Frances had always thought too demanding for a little girl are considered, by the Putney family, routine activities for a child: walking to school alone, cooking, and having household duties to perform... (wikipedia.org)