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"The timeless children's story about a young orphan whose sunny outlook and effervescent spirit transform a Vermont town. Alone in her big house in Beldingsville, Vermont, Miss Polly welcomes neither friends nor companions of any sort. And so when a letter arrives notifying her that her orphaned niece Pollyanna has been sent east to live with her, the cantankerous Miss Polly braces for her cherished calm to be shattered. Pollyanna seems to have little to be grateful for, especially when her aunt sends her to live in the stuffy attic of her stuffy manor. But rather than sulk over her humble accommodations, Pollyanna rejoices in the marvelous view that her attic window affords. She calls her positive attitude the "glad game," a trick her father taught her to make the best of any situation. As she introduces the glad game to the downtrodden residents of Beldingsville, Pollyanna begins to rejuvenate the small New England town, proving that optimism and a good-hearted disposition can bring joy to anyone--maybe even stubborn, ornery Miss Polly " . " . " . This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.".
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Open Road Media Young Readers, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781504013802
Branch Call Number: FICTION Por
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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Mar 13, 2017

One of my favorite books!!! Reminds people to care about others and to look for the best in every situation. .

Mar 06, 2014

Pollyanna is such a beautiful classic. It revolves around the coming of age of an optimistic girl named Pollyanna. Pollyanna's father passed away, she is sent to live with her wealthy aunt. With her optimism and joyfulness, she brings laughter to the town with her simple game. I found it so amazing that although Pollyanna has been through so much, being an orphan sent to her aunt Polly who forbids her to talk about her parents, she still manages to be happy with something. Throughout the course of the book, she changes many peoples lives-including her aunt, with her optimism and kindness. This book just goes to chow that no matter how small you are, or no matter how small the act of kindness you do, you can still make a big impact. Pollyanna didn't do anything huge, it was the little things she did everyday- the small compliments, the jokes, the games and laughter that brightened the town. I think it is important for kids growing up to have people like Pollyanna to look up to, characters who are positive and enjoy life. After I finished the book, I even found myself playing the "Glad Game" . The title of the book is called Pollyanna, but that name that one word, can brighten peoples day because of what she did and how she treated others. What I loved is that she wasn't rich, or very intelligent or even very pretty, she was just a girl who was always glad, and somehow that shone more than anything else.


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