Anne of Avonlea

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Gideon House Books, Jul 30, 2015 - 247 pages

In book 2 of the Anne of Green Gables series, Anne takes a position as the only teacher in Avonlea. During her time there, she meets many new people and gets into situations only Anne Shirley could. At the end of this installment, circumstances allow her to pursue a lifelong dream with a close friend.

 

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Contents

An Irate Neighbor
Selling in Haste and Repenting at Leisure
Mr Harrison at Home
Different Opinions
A Fullfledged Schoolmaam
All Sorts and Conditions of Men and women
The Pointing of Duty
Marilla Adopts Twins
The Substance of Things Hoped
A Chapter of Accidents
An Adventure on the Tory Road
Just a Happy
The Way It Often Happens
Sweet Miss Lavendar
Odds and Ends
Miss Lavendars Romance

A Question of Color
Davy in Search of a Sensation
Facts and Fancies
A Jonah
A Golden Picnic
A Danger Averted 15 The Beginning of Vacation
A Prophet in His Own Country
An Avonlea Scandal 26 Around the Bend
An Afternoon at the Stone House
The Prince Comes Back to the Enchanted Palace
Poetry and Prose
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One of the best-loved children's/young adult authors, Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on November 30, 1874 in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of Hugh John and Clara Woolner. After attending Prince of Wales College and Dalhouse College in Halifax, she became a certified teacher, eventually teaching in Bideford, Prince Edward Island. She also served as an assistant at the post office and as a writer for the local newspaper, The Halifax Daily Echo. Best known for her Anne of Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables books, Montgomery received many high honors. She was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1923 and a Canadian stamp commemorates Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables. In addition, various museums dedicated to the book series and Montgomery's life dot Prince Edward Island. The books in the Anne series follow the growth and adventures of a red-haired, spritely, high-spirited and imaginative orphan named Anne who lives on Prince Edward Island. The success of these books rested in Montgomery's ability to vividly recollect childhood and her easy storytelling ability. They are tremendously popular to this day and have been translated into more than 35 languages and adapted as movies and PBS television productions. On July 5, 1911, L.M. Montgomery married Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian minister, and the marriage produced three children. She died on April 24, 1942.

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