Rose Campbell, a sickly orphan, comes to live with her great aunts, who are the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family.
With the help of her Uncle Alec, who returns from abroad to become her guardian, Rose becomes healthy and happy, finding her place in a rambunctious family with seven boy cousins.
The story also highlights an important friendship that Rose develops with her aunt's housemaid Phebe. A friendship that helps Rose to understand and value her own fortunate position in life.
This reedition will please all lovers of classic literature.