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Old-Fashioned Girl (Version 3 Dramatic Reading)

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Alcott's "Old-Fashioned Girl" is a heartwarming story that takes readers back to a simpler time. The protagonist, Polly, is a refreshing change from the modern characters we often see in literature today. Her virtues of kindness, humility, and hard work are inspirational and serve as a reminder of the importance of these qualities in our own lives.

The story explores themes of class differences, friendship, and love, all while painting a vivid picture of life in the 19th century. The characters are well-developed and relatable, making it easy for readers to become emotionally invested in their journey.

Alcott's writing is beautifully descriptive, transporting readers to a bygone era filled with charming traditions and customs. The dialogue is engaging and entertaining, adding depth to the characters and the overall narrative.

Overall, "Old-Fashioned Girl" is a delightful read that will appeal to fans of classic literature and those looking for a heartwarming story with timeless themes. Alcott's timeless tale offers a glimpse into the past while reminding us of the values that are still relevant today.

Book Description:
When country girl Polly Milton comes to visit her friend Fanny Shaw, city life isn’t all she had hoped it would be. Thrown in the middle of a dysfunctional family, Polly remembers the teachings of her wise mother, and does her best to plant seeds of cheerfulness, honesty, and respect -- and teaching virtue by example. Four years later, Polly returns to scratch out a living as a music teacher, but finds herself mixed up in much more than piano lessons. Through heartache and love triangles, temptation and tragedy, Polly’s story shows that even the dreams of old-fashioned girls can come true.Cast List: Narrator: Christine Lehman Polly Milton: Hannah MaryFanny Shaw: BookAngel7Tom Shaw: Tomas PeterMaud Shaw: Laura RileyMr. Shaw: Greg GiordanoMrs. Shaw: KHandGrandma Shaw: Beth ThomasMr. Sydney: Daniel Metivier Additional characters voiced by Adele de Pignerolles, April6090, TenorBoy, Devorah Allen, Esther ben Simonides, Jasmin Salma, Leanne Yau, lorda, Stacy Simon, thestorygirl, TJ Burns, toadoftoadhall, and Twinkle Audio edited by fiddlesticks, Maria Kasper, and Rachel


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 5 reviews)

Reviewer: - October 15, 2020
Subject: An Old Fashioned Girl
This book is very well written!! I love it.
Reviewer: - August 9, 2015
Subject: Old Fashioned Girl
Great reader/storyteller! My daughter had this on her reading list for school. This audio version really helped me know the story too since I didn't have time to sit down and read it.
Reviewer: - May 1, 2014
I love this book
Reviewer: - May 31, 2013
Ah, lovely. This is a wonderful book and the reader made this wonderful story come to life even more.
Reviewer: - November 13, 2012
I've loved this book for many years and its so hard to find in print nowadays. Thus, I was excited to find this audio book and the reader really did an excellent job. She is very professional and should do more!


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