Emily of New Moon
Doubleday Canada, Limited, 1998 - Aunts Juvenile fiction - 144 pages
Emily Byrd Starr's mother died when Emily was just four years old, but Emily has never been lonely. She has her father, her imagination, her writing, and her cats. But when her father dies, her world is turned upside down. She is sent to live at New Moon farm with her stern aunt Elizabeth, who lets Emily bring only one of her cats and forbids her to write in her beloved journal.
Emily is sure she'll be miserable, but she soon discovers new friends, the beauty of her surroundings, and an inner strength she never knew she had. Maybe it won't be so bad being Emily of New Moon after all.
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Review: Emily of New Moon (Emily of New Moon #1)User Review - Carrie Adair - Goodreads
When we meet Emily, at the beginning of the book, LM Montgomery illustrates how Emily's mind works when she's writing. She included several words that showed how poor Emily's spelling was. For example ... Read full review
Review: Emily of New Moon (Emily of New Moon #1)User Review - Tiff at Mostly YA Lit - Goodreads
Got a lot better as it went along, but the beginning was pretty brutal. The pacing is slow and the beginning of Emily's development as a writer is very, very detailed, with Emily's letters to her ... Read full review