Eleanor H. Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21, 1920) was an American novelist. Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Eleanor Hodgman was trained as a singer ...
Eleanor H. Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21, 1920) was an American novelist. Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Eleanor Hodgman was trained as a singer but later turned to writing. In 1892, she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts. She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1920. Porter mainly wrote children's literature, including three Miss Billy books (Miss Billy, Miss Billy's Decision, and Miss Billy Married), Just David (1916), Six Star Ranch (1916), Cross Currents (1928), and The Turn of the Tide (1908). Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Her adult novels include The Turn of the Tide (1908), The Road to Understanding (1916), Oh Money! Money! (1917), Dawn (1918), Keith's Dark Tower (1919), Mary Marie (1920), The Story of Marco (1920), and Sister Sue (1921); her short stories include "Money, Love and Kate" (1924). Porter achieved considerable commercial success: in 1913, Pollyanna ranked eighth among bestselling novels in the United States, second in 1914, and fourth in 1915 (it went through forty-seven printings between 1915 and 1920); in 1916, Just David ranked third; in 1917, The Road to Understanding ranked fourth; in 1918, Oh Money! Money! ranked fifth. Eleanor H. Porter Books provides the works of Eleanor H. Porter as listed below: A Delayed Heritage A Four-Footed Faith and a Two A Matter of System A Mushroom of Collingsville A Patron of Art Across the Years Angelus Crumbs Dawn Just David Mary Marie Millionaire Mike's Thanksgiving Miss Billy Miss Billy Married Miss Billy's Decision Oh, Money! Money! Pollyanna Pollyanna Grows Up That Angel Boy The Apple of Her Eye The Daltons and the Legacy The Elephant's Board and Keep The Folly of Wisdom The Glory and the Sacrifice The Indivisible Five The Lady in Black The Letter The Saving of Dad The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch When Mother Fell Ill When Polly Ann Played Santa Claus Powerful reader is also provided. You can adjust the size and color of the font as well as the background color. Night reading mode (dark mode) and highlight mode are also provided to make it suitable for reading at nights or when it is dark. When turning pages, the only thing you need to do is to simply slide your fingers. The page you were last reading will be automatically recorded and a bookmark can be inserted to anywhere you like. Also, you can write reading notes regarding to certain contents. In addition, an English dictionary is attached to the book for your word query at any time.
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