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Pollyanna

By: Eleanor H. Porter
Published By: Double9 Books
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Pollyanna is a children's novel by the American author Eleanor H. Porter, was published in 1913. The title character is Pollyanna Whittier, an 11-year-old orphan who move to live in the town of Beldingsville, Vermont, with her wealthy but strict and cool bachelor Aunt Polly Harrington, who does not want to embrace Pollyanna but feels it is her duty to her late sister Jennifer. Pollyanna's philosophy of life means on what she calls The Glad Game, a cheerful and positive attitude she learned from her father. The game includes of finding something to be glad about in every circumstance, no matter how sad it may be. Pollyanna's excitement and positivity affect everyone who meets her and she disperses joy and love wherever she goes. Miss Poly Harrington also gently softens in her view towards Pollyanna. It is only however, when Pollyanna hurts an accident that quits her with life-changing injuries that Miss Polly Harrington notices how much she truly loves her niece and attempts to make the unhappy girl feel glad again.

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Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter, American writer, was born in New Hampshire on 19 December 1868. She was the single child of Francis Fletcher Hodgman, a pharmacist and Llewella Woolson Hodgman. She was musically talented from early childhood and trained as a singer but later bent to writing. In 1892, she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts, after which she began writing and publishing her short stories and, later, novels. Porter wrote mainly children's literature and adventure stories, and romance fiction. She printed her first novel Cross Currents in 1907. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), followed by a sequel Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Porter's other books include the best-sellers Just David (1916), The Road to Understanding (1917), Oh, Money! Money! (1918), Dawn (1919), and Mary-Marie (1920). She was lived by her husband with whom she had no children, though she revealed a great sympathy for children in her literary work. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts on 21 May 1920.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 179 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356562768
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562769
  • Item Weight: 214.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Criticism / Children's Literature, Fiction / Coming of Age, Fiction / Family Life