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Daddy-Long-Legs.

Jean Webster

Daddy-Long-Legs.

by Jean Webster

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1912.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18939625M
ISBN 100460050745
OCLC/WorldCa221658137

LibriVox recording of Daddy Long Legs, by Jean Webster. 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. 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(18).

  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 that happens in this novel has you glued to your by: 3. As it sprang into motion and approached, head on for an instant, the glaring headlights threw his shadow sharply against the wall inside. The shadow pictured grotesquely elongated legs and arms that ran along the floor and up the wall of the corridor. It looked, for all the world, like a huge, wavering daddy-long-legs.5/5(2).

  Apple Books Preview. Daddy-Long-Legs. Jean Webster. , Ratings; Publisher Description. Jean Webster’s epistolary novel follows the personal growth Jerusha “Judy” Abbot, from her tumultuous youth in an orphanage to her college education, which is provided to her by a mysterious benefactor/5(). out of 5 stars Daddy-Long-Legs book review. Reviewed in Canada on Ap Verified Purchase - Good packing - Nice design - Good for education, I bought it for an adult but his son is in grad 2 was the one who enjoyed reading it first. - Great gift for a grad 3 kid or more. Read more. Helpful/5().


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Daddy-Long-Legs was not her first book, but it is the one for which she is mostly remembered. It was published infollowed by a sequel in called Dear Enemy. She married in and tragically died in childbirth a year later/5().

Daddy-Long-Legs is a delightful short novel written in Basically it's along the lines of "Anne Shirley goes to a girls' college." Basically it's along the lines of "Anne Shirley goes to a girls' college."/5.

A grand-niece of Mark Twain, she had several novels published in her lifetime, but it was the bestseller Daddy-Long-Legs () that brought her great popular acclaim.

It was later developed into a stage play and several movies/5(). 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 finally checking it out for the last time when I /5(12). Not to be mistaken for another children's classic novel with same title, this colorful picture book "Daddy Long Legs" was written by Nadine Brun-Cosme and illustrated by Aurelie Guillerey.

From the opening page, its clear were in for a quirky ride: Matthews dad, a lanky chap with dots for eyes, a pink carrot nose and a drainpipe suit, leans, puzzled, over his old green hiccuping car/5. "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. Daddy-long-legs is a story of a young girl, Jerusha Abbott and her letters to her benefactor whom she has never story proceeds through her college a Abbott was brought up at an old-fashioned orphanage.

The children were wholly dependent on charity. They were badly fed and had to wear other people's discarded clothes. Daddy-Long-Legs, by Webster, Jean, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Daddy-Long-Legs. PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres.

PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature. Orphans -- Fiction. Boarding schools -- Fiction. Schools -- Fiction. Young women -- Fiction. Epistolary fiction. Women authors -- Fiction. Philanthropists -- Fiction. Women college students -- Fiction. 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.

Free download of Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. 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.

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. 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). Thanks for the review of Daddy Long Legs, Jennie, and I am glad you are reviewing this YA novel from years ago.

I really loved this book growing up. I felt that the tone and the ending was appropriate for its time. In my mind, the hero probably would have been around 10 years older than Judy.

Jean Webster's own adaptation of her now classic novel was the much talked about Broadway hit of Her story "Daddy Long Legs" was originally published as a serial in the Ladies' Home Journal and when the play opened in September, it was a bonafide hit with the New York Times rave review calling it "brilliant" "delightful" "pathetic."Pages:   The rest of the book is Jerusha's letters to her benefactor whom she has dubbed "Daddy-Long-Legs" because of the long shadow she saw of him the day he offered to pay for her college.

Jerusha starts her freshman year of college full of excitement and trepidation, as the years go on we see her mature into a very intelligent, fun-loving /5. This resolute hopefulness captures the attention of a mysterious benefactor, a man Jerusha comes to know as Daddy-Long-Legs, who sees in her the potential for greatness as a writer.

In return for a college education and generous allowance, Daddy-Long-Legs asks only one thing: that Jerusha write him a letter every month telling of her 5/5(3).

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.

Download DADDY LONG-LEGS free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Jean Webster's DADDY LONG-LEGS for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.About Daddy-Long-Legs.

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.Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster. Part 1; Part 2; Part 3. Back to Full BooksFull Books.