When Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to send word to an orphanage for a little boy to help around Green Gables, their lives are forever changed by an unexpected mistake—an 11-year-old girl named Anne Shirley. Through a series of lessons and adventures, the imaginative, spunky, redheaded orphan—who longs for a real family, friends, and a place to call home—soon captures the hearts of the Cuthberts and all those around her in the small town of Avonlea.
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When Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert of Green Gables, Prince Edward Island, send for a boy orphan to help them out at the farm, they are in no way prepared for the error that will change their lives. The mistake takes the shape of Anne Shirley, a redheaded 11-year-old girl who can talk anyone under the table. Fortunately, her sunny nature and quirky imagination quickly win over her reluctant foster parents. Anne's feisty spirit soon draws many friends--and much trouble--her way. Not a day goes by without some melodramatic new episode in the tragicomedy of her life. Early on, Anne declares her eternal antipathy for Gilbert Blythe, a classmate who commits the ultimate sin of mocking her hair color. Later, she accidentally dyes that same cursed hair green. Another time, in her haste to impress a new neighbor, she bakes a cake with liniment instead of vanilla. Lucy Maud Montgomery's series of books about Anne have remained classics since the early 20th century. Her portrayal of this feminine yet independent spirit has given generations of girls a strong female role model, while offering a taste of another, milder time in history. This lovely boxed gift collection comprises Anne of Green Gables, Anne of the Island, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of Windy Poplars, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside, Rainbow Valley, and Rilla of Ingleside. (Ages 9 to 12) --Emilie CoulterBook Description:
Now even the youngest Anne of Green Gables fans can celebrate the centennial anniversary.
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Book Description Davenport Press, 2008. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0978255291
Book Description Davenport Pr Pub, 2008. Compact Disc. Book Condition: Brand New. 5.75x5.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0978255291