Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm


Kate Douglas Wiggin

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Tonight, by listener request, we’ll read the opening to Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, a classic American 1903 children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin. It tells the story of Rebecca and her aunts, one stern and one kind, in the fictional village of Riverboro,Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding.