Excerpt from The Secret Garden

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Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in book form in 1911. Set in England, it is one of Burnett’s most popular novels and seen as a classic of English children’s literature. In this excerpt, As Mary explores the gardens, she finds the key to the locked garden, and eventually, discovers the door to the garden. This novel can be found in the public domain and is a good read for grade 5 readers.

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