" I read this book a while ago. My kids read it recently. Although a classic, and it is a charming story, I think the language is a bit dated. Both kids (one a very strong reader) struggled with some of the text. It also takes a lot of license with the facts and adds plenty of events that never took place. I know it's listed as fiction, but many people I know seem to think that it is non-fiction. "
— Ellen, 1/23/2014