Eleanor H. Porter

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Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor H. Porter
Eleanor H. Porter

Eleanor Hodgman Porter (December 19, 1868 – May 21, 1920) was an American novelist.

Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Eleanor Hodgman trained as a singer but later turned to writing. In 1892 she married John Lyman Porter and moved to Massachusetts. Porter mainly wrote children's literature, for example three Miss Billy books, Cross currents [1928], The turn of the tide [1928] and Six Star Ranch [1916].

Her most famous novel is Pollyanna (1913), later followed by a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Her adult novels include The story of Marco [1920], Just David [1915], The road to understanding [1916], Oh money money [1917], Dawn [1918], Keith's dark tower [1919], Mary Marie [1920], Sister Sue [1921], short stories include Money, love and Kate [1924] and Little Pardner [1927].

She died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1920.

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