Eleanor Hodgman Porter (2 books)

(18681920)

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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… (more)

 

Pollyanna Grows Up

by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

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 is courted...

Pollyanna

by Eleanor Hodgman Porter

The young orphan Pollyanna goes to live with her wealthy but stern Aunt Polly in Vermont. She brings with her an infectious optimism and what she calls the "just being glad" game.

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