Pollyanna Grows Up

Pollyanna Grows Up

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by Eleanor H. Porter
     
 

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Optimism often fades to cynicism as children mature into adults. When we last saw Pollyanna, in an eponymous book, she had become paralyzed after a nasty fall and it looked like she could very likely grow bitter under the circumstances. In Pollyanna Grows Up even the healing of her crippled legs and opportunity to travel to Europe don't guarantee happiness.…  See more details below

Overview

Optimism often fades to cynicism as children mature into adults. When we last saw Pollyanna, in an eponymous book, she had become paralyzed after a nasty fall and it looked like she could very likely grow bitter under the circumstances. In Pollyanna Grows Up even the healing of her crippled legs and opportunity to travel to Europe don't guarantee happiness. Growing up she faces times both good and bad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781414254647
Publisher:
IndyPublish.com
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Eleanor Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 - May 21, 1920) was an American novelist. Porter mainly wrote children's literature, adventure stories and romance fiction. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna, later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up. Her adult novels include The Turn of the Tide, The Road to Understanding, Oh Money! Money!, Dawn, Keith's Dark Tower, Mary Marie, and Sister Sue; her short story collections include Across the Years, Money, Love and Kate, Little Pardner. Porter achieved considerable commercial success: in 1913, Pollyanna ranked eighth among bestselling novels in the United States, second in 1914, and fourth in 1915 (it went through forty-seven printings between 1915 and 1920); in 1916, Just David ranked third; in 1917, The Road to Understanding ranked fourth; in 1918, Oh Money! Money! ranked fifth.

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