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Anne of Avonlea

Avonlea's new schoolma'am, at the age of 15, is barely older then her pupils. Anne earnestly strives to win the affection of every student while maintaining the decorum of her new role. Her irrepressible spirit and lively imagination, however, often sidetrack her into amusing mischief and mortifying scrapes, all eventually remedied by the warmth of friendship and goodwill.In this classic sequel to Anne of Green Gables, the author once again draws from girlhood memories of Prince Edward Island to portray the sweet, old-fashioned village of Avonlea, situated amid the natural beauty of the Canadian Maritimes. Although Anne and her friends and neighbors dwell in a bygone age of gaslight and horse-drawn carriages, Anne's dreams of the future, lofty aspirations, and romantic visions make her a heroine for all ages. Modern readers continue to share her tribulations and triumphs in leading the village improvement society, adapting to the boisterous arrival at Green Gables of a pair of 6-year-old orphans, and searching always for the company of kindred spirits.Since Anne's debut in 1908, generations of readers around the world have grown up with the starry-eyed young woman with the shining hair (please, call it auburn, not red). This inexpensive new edition of Anne's further adventures ensures the continuation of a joyful tradition.

Anne of Green Gables

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Anne of the Island

In the third book in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series, Anne of the Island, our protagonist leaves her teaching work in Avonlea in order to study for her B.A. at Redmond College. Living in a boardinghouse and later with old friends from Queens, she experiences a number of misadventures, including a couple marriage proposals.

Anne’s House of Dreams

<p>In book 5 of the <i>Anne of Green Gables</i> series, Anne and Gilbert begin their new life together in a quiet village where Gilbert can begin his medical practice. Anne is reunited with old friends and makes some interesting acquaintances as well. A shocking surprise from a surgery performed by Gilbert reveals life-changing news for Leslie and Anne and Gilbeft make a difficult decision to further benefit Gilbert's career.</p>

Chronicles of Avonlea

Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L. M. Montgomery, related to the Anne of Green Gables series. It features a number of stories relating to the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea, and was first published in 1912. The book is dedicated: "To the memory of MRS WILLIAM A. HOUSTON, a dear friend who has gone beyond."

Emily of New Moon

This early work by Lucy Maud Montgomery was originally published in 1923 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Emily of New Moon' is the first tale in the 'Emily Starr' series, and tells the story of an orphaned girl using her wit and courage to face the harsh world. Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on 30th November 1874, New London, in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. Her mother, Clara Woolner (Macneil), died before Lucy reached the age of two and so she was raised by her maternal grandparents in a family of wealthy Scottish immigrants. In 1908 Montgomery produced her first full-length novel, titled 'Anne of Green Gables'. It was an instant success, and following it up with several sequels, Montgomery became a regular on the best-seller list and an international household name. Montgomery died in Toronto on 24th April 1942.

Golden Road, The

The sequel of the Story Girl, The Golden Road is a 1913 novel by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery. As a child, Montgomery learned many stories from her great aunt Mary Lawson. She later used these in The Story Girl and The Golden Road. Montgomery married on July 5th 1911 and left Prince Edward Island. She arrived at Leaskdale, Ontario in October, where her husband served as the minister of St. Paul's Presbyterian Church. She began work on this novel on April 30th, 1912, and gave birth to her first son on July 7th. She finished the novel on May 21, 1913, saying "I have been too hurried and stinted for time. I have had to write it at high pressure, all the time nervously expecting some interruption". The book was published on September 1st. It was dedicated to Mary Lawson.

Rilla of Ingleside

This eBook edition of "Rilla of Ingleside" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Rilla of Ingleside, an irrepressible 15-year-old, is the youngest daughter of Anne and Gilbert Blythe. She is excited about her first adult party and blissfully unaware of the chaos that the Western world is about to enter, being on the brink of the First World War. Her parents worry because Rilla seems not to have any ambition, is not interested in attending college, and is more concerned with having fun. Once the Continent descends into war, many of her playmates, brothers, and her sweetheart Ken Ford, enlist and end up fighting in Europe. As the war drags on, Rilla matures and does many great things for the community, while waiting for Ken to come back.