Lucy Maud Montgomery: a writer's life

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Kids Can Press, Feb 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Lucy Maud Montgomery believed that one day she would be taken seriously as a writer. Despite the many obstacles she faced throughout her life, Montgomery not only earned a good living as a writer, but also became famous for it. Anne of Green Gables is one of the most popular books ever written and has been translated into over 20 languages, garnering Montgomery worldwide recognition and appeal.
Weaving the real events of her life into the fabric of her fiction using photographs, excerpts from newspapers and actual journal pages, this biography explores Montgomery's struggle and determination to realize her dreams. This book in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series includes a concise timeline and a listing of pertinent Web sites.

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LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY: A Writer's Life

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Readers who have just discovered Anne Shirley of Green Gables and are wondering where she came from will find at least the beginnings of an answer in this fresh, frank picture-book biography ... Read full review

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Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series; numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series; Why Do Horses Have Manes?; What Did Dinosaurs Eat?; and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.