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This is Book 4, Collection II, of the Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) readers. It is suitable for learners with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words.
Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP) is a reading project for ESL/EFL learners at the elementary level (with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words). In two years, for about fifteen minutes each day, an ESL/EFL learner can read one million words, and reach the upper-intermediate level, gaining a vocabulary of about 3,500 words and a large number of expressions.
Readability | 82.77
Total word count | 35152
Words beyond 1500 | 1286
Unknown word percentage (%) | 3.66
Unknown headword occurrence | 3.27
Unknown words that occur 5 times or more | 65
Unknown words that occur 2 times or more | 210
Pollyanna Whittier is a young orphan, who goes to live with her Aunt Polly. Aunt Polly does not want to take in Pollyanna, but feels it is her duty to her late sister. Miss Polly sends Nancy to the train station to meet Pollyanna instead of going herself.
When Pollyanna arrives, she takes Nancy for her aunt. Tears come to her eyes when she learns the truth, but she soon becomes glad again, because she knows how to play a "Glad Game".
Pollyanna teaches many people in this town how to play the "Glad Game", and this brings about surprising changes in the town....
This book is rewritten from "Pollyanna" by Eleanor H. Porter (1868-1920. Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel and is now considered a classic of children's literature. It has been adapted for film several times.