Anne of Green GablesBook - 2014
When Marilla Cuthbert and her brother, Matthew, decide to adopt a child from a distant orphanage, they don't get quite what they bargained for. The child who awaits them at the tiny Bright River train station is not the strapping young boy they'd imagined--someone to help Matthew work the fields of their small farm--but rather a freckle-faced, redheaded girl named Anne (with an e, if you please).
Matthew and Marilla may not be sure about Anne, but Anne takes one look at Prince Edward Island's red clay roads and the Cuthberts' snug white farmhouse with its distinctive green gables and decides that she's home at last. But will she be able to convince Marilla and Matthew to let her stay?
Armed with only a battered carpetbag and a boundless imagination, Anne charms her way into the Cuthberts' hearts--and into the hearts of readers as well. She truly is, in the words of Mark Twain, "the dearest and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice."
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VivianHe_0 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 13
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It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.
“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -Anne Shirley
"...it's a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn't it?"'
There's such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person. If I was just the one Anne it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn't be half so interesting.
Anne :" It is ever so much easier to be good when your clothes are fashionable." :)
That's Ann with an 'e'.
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It is about the life of a orphan named Anne Shirley. She gets adopted by mistake by Mathew and Marilla Cuthbert who are brother and sister. Anne makes a bosom friend named Diana Barry. Through out the book Anne gets into lots of trouble some caused by her bad temper. At the end Mathew dies and Anne decides to give the Redmond Scholarship and study college at home.