This is the story of orphaned Pollyanna and the 'glad game'. As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up everybody's life. The 'glad game' she plays, of finding a silver lining in every cloud, transforms the sick, the lonely and the plain miserable "...until one day something so terrible happens that even Pollyanna doesn't know how to feel glad about it."
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An abridged edition of the classic story by Eleanor H. PorterAbout the Author:
Eleanor Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 to May 21, 1920) was an American novelist. Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Eleanor Hodgman was trained as a singer but later turned to writing. In 1892, she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1920. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). 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).
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140303987
Book Description Penguin Books, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140303987