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: "Heidi" is the story of what happens when a little orphan girl is forced to live with her cold and frightening grandfather? The heartwarming story of "Heidi" has engaged children for more than a century, both on the page and on the screen. Johanna Spyri's beloved story of "Heidi" offers youngsters an endearing and intelligent heroine, a cast of unique and memorable characters, and a fascinating portrait of a small Alpine village. Many have loved this book for the good old-fashioned lessons about life that it contains--straightforward, without apology or embarrassment: appreciating nature, being attuned to the less fortunate, respect for the aged, being true to self, helping others. It's all there, in the form of a simple, beautiful story of "Heidi."