Synopses & Reviews
Pollyanna's eternal optimism has made her one of the most beloved characters in American literature. First published in 1913, her story spawned the formation of "Glad" clubs all over the country, devoted to playing Pollyanna's famous game. andlt;Iandgt;Pollyannaandlt;/Iandgt; has since sold over one million copies, been translated into several languages, and has become both a Broadway play and a Disney motion picture.
First published in 1913, this timeless tale of an eternally optimistic girl follows her quest to find the silver lining in every cloud that offers comfort and strength to an entire town, and to Pollyanna herself.
About the Author
Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book andlt;iandgt;On My Honorandlt;/iandgt; and the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller andlt;iandgt;My Mother Is Mineandlt;/iandgt;. Her other titles include andlt;iandgt;A Mama for Owenandlt;/iandgt;,andlt;iandgt; If You Were Born a Kittenandlt;/iandgt;,andlt;iandgt; Grandmotherand#39;s Songandlt;/iandgt;, andandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Thank You for Me!andlt;/iandgt; She has retired from the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults where she was the first Faculty Chair. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and can be reached at MarionDaneBauer.com.