Secret Garden (Progeny Press)
When her parents die from an outbreak of cholera, Mary Lennox must go to live with her uncle, a hunchback named Archibald Craven. Not long after her arrival at her uncle's enormous house, Mary begins hearing eerie noises in the night. Mary, intrigued by the strange sounds as well as the garden that her uncle keeps under lock and key, determines to unravel the mystery of Misselthwaite Manor. Available in several editions. The Evergreen Classic is "no frills" and is published by Dover. The Bantam Classic has the smallest font size and an introduction by Lois Lowry. The Harper Edition includes illustrations by Tasha Tudor and a bonus section with an author bio, recipe for crumpets, instructions for making pressed flowers, and period jump rope rhymes. By Frances Hodgson Burnett.