I haven't read Jane Eyre yet (though planning to soon) but I though A Little Princess was okay.. It wasn't altogether bad though, compared with ASoUE, it could seem a bit impossibly unfortunate. It depends on how you look at it.
"My tongue will tell the anger of my heart or else my heart concealing it will break and rather than it shall, I will be free even to the uttermost, as I please, in words."
"Talk not to me: I will go sit and weep
Till I can find occasion of revenge."