Mary Lennox is an orphan. After her parents died, Mary moves from India to England. Her uncle doesn't care to see Mary, and she can only be in two rooms, her bedroom, and her nusery. Her maid, helps Mary, and gets her to go outside. Mary discoved a garden that was locked. she looked for the key and used it to unlock the door. A abandoned garden. With all her might, she decied to work on the garden and make it beautiful again. One night, Mary heres crying and folloews the sound to dicover her cousin collin. He's a sickly boy, and he thinks hes a cripple, but really, he just needs to go outside. Mary and Dickon help Collin be able to tend to the garden as well. When Collins father, Marys uncle, comes home to see collin walking, he is happy. The two childern were self centerd, but over time, both of the children helped eachother in ways that were unseen. A good classic book. Highly reccomended.