Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor Porter, Pollyanna, now cured of her crippling spinal injury, spends her time teaching the "glad game" to the people in her new town, in particular, a very bitter woman called Mrs. Carew. This is the sequel to the much loved 'Pollyanna' - the classic tale that is loved by many returns. A real treat, and a great addition to any book collection. Any profits made from the sale of this book will go towards supporting the Freeriver Community project, a project that aims to support community and encourage well-being. To learn more about the Freeriver Community project please visit the website- www.freerivercommunity.com
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Eleanor Emily Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 - May 21, 1920) was an American novelist.
Porter mainly wrote children's literature, adventure stories and romance fiction. Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Her adult novels include The Turn of the Tide (1908), The Road to Understanding (1917), Oh Money! Money! (1918), Dawn (1919), Keith's Dark Tower (1919), Mary Marie (1920), and Sister Sue (1921); her short story collections include Across the Years (c. 1923), Money, Love and Kate (1923), Little Pardner (1926).
Eleanor H. Porter achieved considerable commercial success: during 1913, Pollyanna ranked eighth among bestselling novels in the United States, second during 1914, and fourth during 1915 (it had forty-seven printings between 1915 and 1920); during 1916, Just David ranked third; during 1917, The Road to Understanding ranked fourth; during 1918, Oh Money! Money! ranked fifth.
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