Anne of Avonlea

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Anne of Avonlea Montgomery, Lucy Maud Published: 1909 Categorie(s): Fiction Source: Project Gutenberg 1 About Montgomery: Lucy Maud Montgomery CBE, (always called "Maud" by family and friends) and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, (November 30, 1874–April 24, 1942) was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Once published, Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. The novels became the basis for the highly acclaimed 1985 CBC television miniseries, Anne of Green Gables and several other television movies and programs, including Road to Avonlea, which ran in Canada and the U.S. from 1990-1996. Source: Wikipedia Also • • • • • • • • • • available on Feedbooks for Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables (1908) Anne of Windy Poplars (1936) Anne of Ingleside (1939) Anne of the Island (1915) Rainbow Valley (1919) Anne's House of Dreams (1917) Rilla of Ingleside (1921) The Blue Castle (1926) Emily of New Moon (1923) Emily's Quest (1927) Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA. Note: This book is brought to you by Feedbooks Strictly for personal use, do not use this file for commercial purposes. 2 ANNE OF AVONLEA by Lucy Maud Montgomery To my former teacher HATTIE GORDON SMITH in grateful remembrance of her sympathy and encouragement. Flowers spring to blossom where she walks The careful ways of duty, Our hard, stiff lines of life with her Are flowing curves of beauty. -WHITTIER 3 Chapter 1 An Irate Neighbor A tall, slim girl, "half-past sixteen," with serious gray eyes and hair which

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