An Old-fashioned Girl: Easyread Large Bold Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Jan 14, 2008 - Fiction - 480 pages
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A thoroughly enjoyable narrative is presented by Alcott in these pages. The protagonist, Polly visits the Shaw Family and finds herself amongst strange customs and traditions. As she sets out on this uncharted voyage, she preaches wholesome family values, love and affection to all. An utterly charming story!
 

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

This is a wonderful, somewhat weepy old-fashioned kind of book really intended for teenagers but probably read more by younger girls and adults these days. It was written in about 1870 so inevitably ... Read full review

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User Review  - aine.fin - LibraryThing

A sweet book which reminded me of the happy times reading the Little Women books when I was a child. Alcott always inspires me to better myself! The first part stands somewhat alone and has a ... Read full review

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Contents

POLLY ARRIVES
1
NEW FASHIONS
22
POLLYS TROUBLES
44
LITTLE THINGS
63
SCRAPES
86
GRANDMA
109
GOODBY
154
SIX YEARS AFTERWARD
177
NEEDLES AND TONGUES
255
FORBIDDEN FRUIT
278
THE SUNNY SIDE
304
NIPPED IN THE BUD
330
BREAKERS AHEAD
354
A DRESS PARADE
379
PLAYING GRANDMOTHER
396
THE WOMAN WHO DID NOT DARE
423

LESSONS
203
BROTHERS AND SISTERS
225
TOMS SUCCESS
442
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