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I can't remember the name of this book about a girl who lived in africa?

she lived in africa and her parents were doctors they died of some flu and the girl was sent to i think england to live with some old creepy dude who she grew to like.....the book was called like lion something or whatever i can't remember but i really want to read that book again.

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  • 6 years ago
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    "Listening for Lions" by Gloria Whelan.

    http://www.librarything.com/work/703614/reviews

    "After her parents die of influenza, 13 year old Rachel, taken in by some malevolent neighbors, is sent to live with an elderly man in England to pose as his granddaughter. Rachel’s neighbor’s hope this move will gain them the inheritance to his vast estate. As Rachel spends time with the Grandfather they share stories and a love of birds. Rachel shares stories of Africa and as she grows to love the grandfather, she fears exposing her secret may bring dire consequences."

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  • 6 years ago

    The Secret Garden

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  • 6 years ago

    Sounds a lot like The Secret Garden....

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  • It sounds a heck of a lot like the secret garden, but that was in india, with malaria.

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