A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city. Illustrated notes throughout the text explain the historical background of the story.
DK classic readers. Level 3 : grades 2 and 3.
Mountain life -- Juvenile fiction.
Orphans -- Juvenile fiction.
Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction.
Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901.