As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up everybody's life. The 'glad game' she plays, of finding a silver lining in every cloud, transforms the sick, the lonely and the plain miserable - until one day something so... show more
As soon as Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she begins to brighten up everybody's life. The 'glad game' she plays, of finding a silver lining in every cloud, transforms the sick, the lonely and the plain miserable - until one day something so terrible happens that even Pollyanna doesn't know how to feel glad about it.
Publish date: 1996-02-01
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
But frankly, corny is good for the soul, even if jaded me felt like rolling eyes sometimes. It surprised a lot of laughter out of me (specially her Annesque steamroller-chattering and the romance tangle) and quite some tears, so even if it goes to the preachy/edifying/anvilicious grouping of Heidi...
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rating:3.5Challenges:2016 Around The Year in 52 Books:9. A book that was mentioned in another book 2016 Choose Your Own Challenge:15:A book made into a Disney film April's Read Your E-Books ThonRead a book of a specific length - over 300 pages. 328 pages 2. Read a book you got for free , and 4. Read...
One of my favorite films growing up (and still to this day much to my mother's chagrin) was Pollyanna starring the magnificent Hayley Mills (remember the original Parent Trap?). The story of a young girl orphaned and sent to live with an aunt she had never met (and who was less than thrilled to be t...
I've read Pollyanna several times many years ago. It is a wonderful story about optimism and finding a silver lining in any situation. I'm still trying to play "The Glad Game". I can't and don't expect to live in a moment of total happiness obsession, but “The Glad Game” can help you focus on what...
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