Looks like a perfect selection for a 14-year-old. The triumphant boast about the first one, that I could read it in French, isn’t really all that impressive – I’d already read the book, as “Nobody’s Boy”, in English. The Daddy Long Legs I own today, picked up a second-hand copy years later. Lord knows how Josephus got in there but I do like my patronizing judgment that Leon Feuchtwanger was a good writer. Don’t remember the Mary Roberts Rinehart -- she was a best-seller in those days. No recollection of the
Later in college I wanted to repay the debt, volunteered as a hospital Grey Lady, went through training, bought the grey seersucker dress, and then discovered I couldn’t complete a shift pushing the library cart – done in by the same back that had me immobilized in the first place. Early end to my Red Cross career.
Great book list anyhow.