Pollyanna (Sterling Classics)
|Author:||Eleanor H. Porter|
This book is suitable for children aged 10 and up. Poor Pollyanna. Her father has just died and now she has to go live with her Aunt Polly. But even her Aunt's unfriendliness won't get Pollyanna down. No matter what goes wrong, she always finds something to be glad about. But when a horrible accident leaves her crippled, will Pollyanna still be so glad? Join Pollyanna as she makes all new friends, cares for the sick and teaches everyone around her how to love again. This handsome, unabridged edition of Pollyanna, with striking illustrations by Scott McKowen, joins Sterling's beloved classics line and is sure to find a treasured place in any family's library.
Eleanor H. Porter was an American novelist from New Hampshire, born in 1868. Although trained as a singer, she later turned to writing stories for children and romance and adventure novels for adults. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna, written in 1913. She wrote 15 novels and many short stories during her career. Porter died in 1920.