An Old-fashioned Girl: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Jan 14, 2008 - Fiction - 300 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
26
POLLYS TROUBLES
52
LITTLE THINGS
75
SCRAPES
102
GRANDMA
129
GOODBY
182
SIX YEARS AFTERWARD
210
NEEDLES AND TONGUES
304
FORBIDDEN FRUIT
331
THE SUNNY SIDE
361
NIPPED IN THE BUD
392
BREAKERS AHEAD
421
A DRESS PARADE
452
PLAYING GRANDMOTHER
473
THE WOMAN WHO DID NOT DARE
506

LESSONS
241
BROTHERS AND SISTERS
268
TOMS SUCCESS
529
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