Understood Betsy Author:Dorothy Canfield She started out as Elizabeth Ann, protected so well that she seldom had any fun. Her aunt thought that little girls were too delicate to be left alone; too frightened to want to be independent; too sensitive to have any responsibility. — But Then Elisabeth Ann went to the Putney farm to live. There girls were treated like boys- they had chores ... more »to do, and independence!
Generations of girls have loved the delightful story of how poor Elizabeth Ann became lively, happy Understood Betsy, facing the world on her own, and loving it.« less