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    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: S. Patricia Bailey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 173

    Pollyanna, an expert at her favorite "Glad Game" of always looking at the bright side in her numerous trials, is one of the most popular and enduring characters in all of children's literature. As Pollyanna arrives in Beldingsville to live with her strict and dutiful maiden aunt, she exclaims, "Oh, Aunt Polly, I don't know how to be glad enough that you let me come to live with you!"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Winner!

    • By teammine on 10-29-12

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Edward Miller
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    "Pollyanna" is a best-selling novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same very optimistic outlook. Also, the subconscious bias towards the positive is often described as the Pollyanna principle... The title character is named Pollyanna Whittier, a young orphan who goes to live in Beldingsville, Vermont, with her wealthy but stern and cold spinster Aunt Polly.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It will make you glad. Truly.

    • By Anne-Marie P. on 10-05-17

    Regular price: $7.46

    • Pollyanna (BBC Children's Classics) (Dramatized)

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hunnicutt
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    When Pollyanna's father dies, she is sent to live with her only surviving relative, the rich but stern Aunt Polly. Pollyanna's joy soon turns to disappointment when her spinster aunt gives her a cold greeting and tells her she is to stay in the attic. It's not the welcome Pollyanna expected, but she soon regains her spirits, playing the "glad game" her father taught her.

    Regular price: $10.33

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Burns
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Pollyanna, an expert at her favorite "Glad Game" of always looking at the bright side in her numerous trials, is one of the most popular and enduring characters in all of children's literature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Redefining Pollyanna

    • By Joseph R on 02-27-10

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Heather Henderson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    When Pollyanna Whittier's loving but impoverished father dies, she is left orphaned and alone. Her wealthy spinster aunt, Aunt Polly, agrees to take her in, so she and her few belongs are packed onto an eastbound train. Pollyanna looks forward to living with her aunt, but Aunt Polly is cold and strict. She puts Pollyanna in a musty attic room and expects her to keep quiet and stay out of the way.

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Elaine Wise
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter is a children's book focusing on the life of a little orphan girl. The orphan Pollyanna is forced to live with her strict Aunt Polly, who resents having to look after Pollyanna, because both of her parents passed away.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Pollyanna

    • By: Eleanor H. Porter
    • Narrated by: Laura Lefkow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Since it first appeared in 1913, Pollyanna has become an enduring favorite with children. The tale of an orphan who maintains a strongly positive view of the world despite adversity has a strong affect on listeners of all ages, even in the 21st century - and especially when read with such warmth by Laura Lefkow.

    Regular price: $16.09