An Old-Fashioned Girl
Polly Milton never questions the way she is until she visits her cousins in the city. Her cousin Fanny looks too glamorous to be Polly's age, and wouldn't be caught dead playing in the snow. Will Polly ever learn to be like the other girls? And does she even want to? Sometimes being old-fashioned... show more
Polly Milton never questions the way she is until she visits her cousins in the city. Her cousin Fanny looks too glamorous to be Polly's age, and wouldn't be caught dead playing in the snow. Will Polly ever learn to be like the other girls? And does she even want to? Sometimes being old-fashioned is right in style.
Publish date: November 1st 1996
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
Series: An Old-Fashioned Girl (#1)
Pretty much an edifying book packaged into a collection of stories of a wholesome country-girl visiting her city-girl friend. Second part, written later, continues the theme with the girls grown up, and the work-is-good general idea tackles also romance, flirtation, marriage and women's independence...
bookshelves: published-1869, young-adult, us-boston, north-americas, music Read from October 25 to 26, 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CN3w...Description: Tells the story of Polly, the old-fashioned girl, her friendship with the wealthy Shaws of Boston and the lessons she learns about hap...
Quando si parla della Alcott si pensa immediatamente al famosissimo Piccole donne, classico intramontabile conosciuto e amato da tutti. Io, però, ho scelto di avvicinarmi a quest'autrice attraverso un romanzo un po' meno famoso:Una ragazza fuori moda. Leggerlo è stata un'esperienza speciale perché m...
It was decent enough. As a school book though, it was quite good. The romance was a huge contributing factor in making it fairly enjoyable.Bit boring.Polly is considered, by some, to be "old-fashioned". She recognizes the vanities of the world around her and tries to keep them at bay within herself....
A Kindle find - This was such a good book. A classic. It's the story of a young girl who goes to stay with the family of her well-off best friend (her best friend plus the mom, dad, brother and sister). Things are different than the farm that she's used to living on and so she feels excited to be...
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