An Old-Fashioned Girl

An Old-Fashioned Girl

An Old-Fashioned Girl, featuring Polly Milton, whose world becomes a bit bigger when she visits her wealthy friend in the city, Fanny Shaw. Alcott first published the story in serialized form in Merry's Museum magazine in 1869, then added a final chapter for its publication as a novel in 1870.
Favorite Polly quote:"Life, my brethren, is like plum-cake."

An Old-Fashioned Girl, plum-cake quote

Table of Contents

Chapter I. Polly Arrives

Chapter II. New Fashions

Chapter III. Polly's Troubles

Chapter IV. Little Things

Chapter V. Scrapes

Chapter VI. Grandma

Chapter VII. Good-By

Chapter VIII. Six Years Afterward

Chapter IX. Lessons

Chapter X. Brothers and Sisters

Chapter XI. Needles and Tongues

Chapter XII. Forbidden Fruit

Chapter XIII. The Sunny Side

Chapter XIV. Nipped in the Bud

Chapter XV. Breakers Ahead

Chapter XVI. A Dress Parade

Chapter XVII. Playing Grandmother

Chapter XVIII. The Woman Who Did Not Dare

Chapter XIX. Tom's Success

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