TheFreeLibrary: Eleanor H. Porter
From TheFreeLibrary.com, a biography of Eleanor H. Porter, including a quote from her novel Just David and a link to the full text of Pollyanna.
20th-Century American Bestsellers
Where did Pollyanna rank, when it was published in 1913, on the annual list of bestselling fiction? Link to a database of information on Pollyanna, including a critical essay, lists of translations and editions as well as contemporary reviewer remarks, and biographical information about Eleanor H. Porter. This site is from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois.
Eleanor Hodgman Porter
The Papers of Eleanor H. Porter in the Dartmouth College Library
This listing of the papers of Eleanor H. Porter held by New Hampshire's Dartmouth College Library, also includes an introduction, biographical information and a timeline of Porter's life and work.
A Celebration of Women Writers
Part of the University of Pennsylvania's Digital Library, this site is devoted to making as much women's writing accessible online as possible. Under "P" and Eleanor H. Porter's name, visitors will find links to a selection of texts by the author that are available to readers online.
Disney's 1960 Pollyanna
Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, gives a brief synopsis of the 1960's Disney film starring Hayley Mills. Links to biographies of the cast members are also vailable.
Reel Classics - Hayley Mills
Complete with movie clips, memorable quotes and plenty of stills from the 1960's film version of Pollyanna, this 'Reel Classics' site provides biographical information on the life and acting career of Hayley Mills, the movie's star. Links are also available to similar pages for other famous cast members.
Works by Eleanor H. Porter
Cross Currents (1907)
The Turn of the Tide (1908)
Pollyanna Grows Up (1915)
Six Star Ranch (1916)
The Story of Marco (1911)
Miss Billy (1911)
Miss Billy's Decision (1912)
Miss Billy Married (1914)
Just David (1916)
The Road to Understanding (1917)
Oh Money! Money! (1918)
Keith's Dark Tower (1919)
Mary Marie (1920)
Sister Sue (posthumously, 1921)
Adult short story collections
Money Love and Kate (posthumously, 1923)
Across the Years: Tales of Age (1924)
Hustler Joe and Other Stories (1924)
Little Pardner (1926)
The Miss Billy Stories (posthumously, 1927)
By other authors
Pollyanna "glad books" and sequels
Borton, Elizabeth. Pollyanna In Hollywood. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1931.
Borton, Elizabeth. Pollyanna's Castle In Mexico. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1934.
Borton, Elizabeth. Pollyanna's Door To Happiness. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1936.
Borton, Elizabeth. Pollyanna's Golden Horseshoe. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1939.
Moffitt, Virginia May. Pollyanna At Six Star Ranch. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1947.
Piper Chalmers, Margaret. Pollyanna's Protégée. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1944.
Reece, Colleen L. Pollyanna Plays the Game. Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Reece, Colleen L. Pollyanna Comes Home. Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Smith, Harriet Lummis, Pollyanna Of The Orange Blossoms. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1924.
Smith, Harriet Lummis, Pollyanna's Jewels. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1925.
Smith, Harriet Lummis, Pollyanna's Debt Of Honor. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1927.
Smith, Harriet Lummis, Pollyanna's Western Adventure. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1929.
Selected children's classics by Porter's contemporaries
Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Secret Garden. New York, NY: F.A. Stokes, 1911.
Coolidge, Susan M. What Katy Did. (Series.) Boston MA: Little, Brown, 1902.
Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Green Gables. Boston, MA: L.C. Page & Co., 1908.
Spyri, Johanna. Heidi. New York, NY: T. Y. Crowell, 1902.
Nesbit, E. The Railway Children. London, UK: Penguin Books, 1906.
Pollyanna in context
Carpenter, Humphrey. Secret Gardens: The Golden Age of Children's Literature. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
Hunt, Peter, An Introduction to Children's Literature (OPUS S.) Oxford, UK: Oxford Paperbacks, 1994.
Norton, Donna E. Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1991.
Thacker, Deborah Cogan and Webb, Jean. Introducing Children's Literature: From Romanticism to Postmodernism. Boca Raton, FL: Routledge, 2002.
Sandberg, Rosemary, chosen by, Great Girl Stories: a Treasury of Classics from Children's Literature. New York: Kingfisher, 1999.
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