Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor Hodgman Porter - Full Version

Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor Hodgman Porter - Full Version

by Eleanor Hodgeman Porter

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Overview

Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to new town, and a very bitter woman Mrs. Carew. Along the way she makes new friends, such as Sadie and Jamie: Jamie is a delicate literary genius whose withered legs compel him to rely on a wheelchair and crutches. Six years later and Pollyanna and her Aunt fall upon hard times. Following the death of Dr. Chilton, as a means of making money, Pollyanna and her Aunt are forced to take in the friends Pollyanna made six years earlier as boarders. However, there are many skeletons lurking in people's closets, causing numerous misunderstandings and many revelations. Including how old childhood friend Jimmy 'Bean' Pendleton ended up alone.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014015622
Publisher: Openbook
Publication date: 01/23/2012
Series: Pollyanna Series , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 598 KB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Eleanor Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 - 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.
Porter mainly wrote children's literature, including three Miss
Billy books (Miss Billy, Miss Billy's Decision, and Miss Billy
Married), Just David (1916), Six Star Ranch (1916), Cross Currents
(1928), and The Turn of the Tide (1908). Her most famous novel is
Pollyanna (1913), later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up
(1915). Her adult novels include The Story of Marco (1920), The
Road to Understanding (1916), Oh Money! Money! (1917), Dawn (1918),
Keith's Dark Tower (1919), Mary Marie (1920), and Sister Sue
(1921); her short stories include "Money, Love and Kate" (1924)
Porter achieved considerable commercial succes: 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. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1920

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