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Frances Hodgson Burnett

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  • Carillon North book club

    Carillon North book club
    Carillon North Book Club
  • Novels at Night

    Novels at Night
    Novels at Night We are: a group of 13 women from Lake Barrington. Our book club started eight years ago as an offshoot of a bowling league. During our meetings: The hostess often serves refreshments that complement the book being discussed. We've had...

    'Garden' takes some time to bloom at Cockpit

    Like "The Secret Garden" that gives this 1991 Broadway musical its title, the production at Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre takes a while to blossom. It has its share of vocal highlights and always remains enjoyable, but the story's powerful emotions...

    The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?

    The Question: What was your favorite book as a child?
    "'The Jungle Book' by Rudyard Kipling. I thought I was Mowgli, or I wanted to be Mowgli and have talking critters as friends. Absolutely, I wanted to escape the ghetto. I wanted to get out of poverty and live in some place magical. It seemed to me that if...

    Mayo author makes new, familiar tale from 'Secret Garden'

    Mayo author makes new, familiar tale from 'Secret Garden'
    When she was growing up, Ellen Potter was an avid reader, and nothing thrilled her more than settling down with her well-worn copy of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic 1911 children's novel, "The Secret Garden." The book's heroine, 10-year-old Mary...