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Pollyanna (1913)

by Eleanor H. Porter

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Series: Pollyanna (1)

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When orphaned, eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community.

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Rebecca Burns does a fine job narrating this children's classic. Overall, I enjoyed it but the (overly) optimistic Pollyanna character is a little grating and to my mind, completely unrealistic. If you thought Louisa May Alcott's books were too sweet, don't read these! ( )
1 vote leslie.98 | Jun 27, 2023 |
First published in 1913! One of Ms. Gregorich's all-time favorite books! Pollyanna has gotten a bad rap!
  vashonpatty | Apr 18, 2023 |
I didn’t have high hopes going into this book. It was free on Kindle and I set myself a goal of reading more classics. I had heard of it but amazingly, hadn’t read it as a child. The synopsis really doesn’t do it justice. To me, it was magic. Pollyanna is an EXTRAORDINARY character. To say this is a story for children isn’t fair - I find that I enjoyed it far more as an adult than I would have as a child. ( )
  DanHelfer | Dec 29, 2022 |
Makes me think of:
Mother Vocal Album - 01 - Pollyanna (I Believe in You) ( )
  Litrvixen | Jun 23, 2022 |
More sanctimonious than I had recalled. Still, I was glad to revisit the "glad girl" and think more deeply about those times. ( )
  AnaraGuard | May 19, 2022 |
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Eleanor H. Porterprimary authorall editionscalculated
Burns, RebeccaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ribbing, ElsaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To My Cousin Belle
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Miss Polly Harrington entered her kitchen a little hurriedly this June morning.
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This is Pollyanna the *book* (and book-on-tape). This is *not* the movie. Please do not combine the two!

ISBN 1557486603 is a Barbour publication of Pollyanna.

ISBN 0060882166 is a Harper Festival Charming Classics publication of Pollyanna.
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When orphaned, eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community.

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Penguin Australia

An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.

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Tantor Media

2 editions of this book were published by Tantor Media.

Editions: 1400101301, 1400108845


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