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Pollyanna Library Edition by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
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  • Short Stories,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Audio - 9-12,
  • Audio: Juvenile,
  • Classics

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Edition Notes

ContributionsPatricia Bailey (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatMP3 CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9523381M
ISBN 100786187107
ISBN 109780786187102

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Pollyanna is an interesting book. It was published only four years after Anne of Green Gables, and both stories have a similar storyline: a plucky, young girl of eleven or so is orphaned and has nowhere to ayzetur.com Pollyanna and Anne struggle with their appearance and both are received in a lackluster way, by new caregivers who aren't sure they really want them.4/5. Mar 29,  · After reading this book for myself, I have to bite back correcting people who say "She's such a Pollyanna" when they mean that a person is in deep denial about the negatives of a situation. Porter's Pollyanna is well aware of the negative side of things. When she can, she makes an active choice to look for the good/5(). Mar 29,  · Pollyanna (Sterling Unabridged Classics) [Eleanor H. Porter, Scott McKowen, Arthur Pober Ed.D] on ayzetur.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chatty, idealistic Pollyanna can always find something to be glad about. Even when the newly orphaned girl has to live with her cold/5(). Mar 29,  · Pollyanna (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics) [Eleanor H. Porter] on ayzetur.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When orphaned Pollyanna Whittier comes to live with her stern maiden aunt, the entire town of Beldingsville is affected by the bubbly nature of this lively eleven-year-old. Not only is she perpetually cheerful/5().

Mar 29,  · With that out of the way, this book is snort-through-your-nose funny, and so very charming. The many characters Pollyanna meets throughout her small town are appealingly drawn - even the cranky ones - and Pollyanna's effect on everyone is magical. Whenever I give it a read, I find myself playing The Glad Game in my own life/5(). Nov 29,  · That POLLYANNA has fallen out of favor says more about our cynical times than it does about the book. Pollyanna was first published (to instant acclaim and success) in the year leading up to WWI, and its kindly philosophy is as relevant today as it was then. There's a reason it has stayed steadily in print for nearly a century, and has been translated into many languages and adapted for film 5/5. Pollyanna, smiling bravely now, flew about, hanging the dresses in the closet, stacking the books on the table, and putting away the undergarments in the bureau drawers. “I'm sure it—it's going to be a . “Miss Polly actually stamped her foot in irritation. "There you go like the rest," she shouted. "What game?" At last Nancy told her all about the story of how the crutches arrived instead of a doll, and how Pollyanna's father had taught her that there was always something to be glad about.

Sep 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project ayzetur.com by: 1. Pollyanna's game will make you realize that there are always things to be glad about,even when you think that everything is awful around you. Now I'm up to reading the sequel of the book "Pollyanna grows up", hope it's as good as the first one.5/5(31). Pollyanna is a novel by American author Eleanor H. Porter, considered a classic of children's literature. The book's success led to Porter soon writing a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (). Eleven more Pollyanna sequels, known as "Glad Books", were later published, most of them written by Elizabeth Borton or Harriet Lummis Smith. Pollyanna Grows Up is the second Pollyanna book, but the last one written by Eleanor Porter. It's a servicable read, but a lot of the charm of the first book is lost in this one. The plot is split in two parts. The first half of the book is still about young Pollyanna, not even a year after her accident and recovery in the first book/5.