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  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Lucy Maud Montgomery (L.M. Montgomery) was a prolific Canadian writer of books and short stories for children and adults during the first half of the twentieth century. Her writings, frequently set in Prince Edward Island where she was born and grew up, helped to put Canada on the literary map and made her a famous and beloved author, both during her own life and after her death. She published hundreds of short stories and twenty novels; her public-domain short stories have been collected in chronological order by Project Gutenberg. This project consists of stories published in...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Anne of Green Gables is a novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in Prince Edward Island. The novel recounts how Anne makes her way with the Cuthberts, in school, and within the town. Since publication, Anne of Green Gables has sold more than 50 million copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Numerous sequels were written by Montgomery, and since her death another sequel has been published, as well as an authorized prequel. The original book is taught to...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    When Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert of Green Gables send for a boy orphan to help them out at their farm, they mistakenly get Anne Shirley, a feisty, independent, but warm-hearted eleven-year-old girl. Fortunately, her sunny nature and quirky imagination win the hearts of her reluctant foster parents and everyone in the community. But not a day goes by without some memorable adventure or prank in the tragicomedy of her life. Early on, for example, she accidentally dyes her "cursed" red hair green. Later, in an effort to impress a neighbor she bakes a cake, but with liniment instead of vanilla. Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote that Anne is an extension of herself and represents the independent,...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic children's novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can't help but love. Despite her "tragical" past, Anne's optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne's life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out on the farm. The Cuthberts decide Anne will have to be sent back to the orphange but before they know it, she has begun to work her way into their...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Sara Stanley is only fourteen, but she can weave tales that are impossible to resist. In the picturesque town of Carlisle, children and grown-ups alike flock from miles around to hear her spellbinding tales. When Bev and Felix, two city boys, are sent to Carlisle for the summer, they are captivated by this very different rural island and by Sara Stanley, the Story Girl. Their vacation becomes a time for magic and mischief as they spend their days with Sara and the eccentric local people, with a mysterious blue treasure chest and intrepid cat, and experience an ordeal that may cost a friend his life. But woven through the sunlit days and starry seaside nights is another kind of...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    The inimitable Anne Shirley makes her mark on Avonlea in this audiobook edition of the sequel to the best-selling novel Anne of Green Gables. It tells of Anne Shirleys next adventures as a teenager and the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school, the school where she herself was taught. Finally love slips into her life so gradually that she does not even recognize it. The story includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables, as well as new ones like Mr Harrison, Miss Lavendar Lewis, Paul Irving, and the twins Dora and...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    One of the most loved characters of all time. Anne Shirley is off to college in this audiobook edition of the third book in the Anne of Green Gables series. Anne is finally off to Redmond College! While she's sad to be leaving Marilla and the twins, she's excited to finally become a full-fledged BA, and to embark on new adventures with the other Avonlea folks attending Redmond-a group that includes her friend Gilbert Blythe. At Redmond Anne meets Philippa Gordon, a frivolous but charming girl who pulls Anne into the center of the Redmond social scene. As Anne becomes the object of several boys' affection, she's faced with numerous proposals she can't possibly accept. Then...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Written in 1921, this is the final book in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series. Set during World War I, it shows the courage and endurance of the sisters, mothers and wives (and brothers and fathers) left to tend the home front. The main focus of the book is on Anne and Gilbert's youngest daughter,...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L.M. Montgomery, related to the Anne of Green Gables series. It features a number of stories relating to the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea, and was first published in 1912. (Summary from...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L.M. Montgomery and is a sequel to Chronicles of Avonlea. Published in 1920, it includes a number of stories relating to the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea and its region, located on Prince Edward...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    The Story Girl, by Anne of Green Gables author L.M. Montgomery, tells about the summer Felix and Beverly King visit their cousins in Carlise, Canada. Along with various cousins and other soon-to-be-friends, they meet Sara Stanley, the Story Girl, a cousin who has a story for every situation. As the children pass the summer, they get into trouble, have adventures, listen to the Story Girl's enchanting tales, and then... get into a bit more trouble! (Summary by Heather...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    While L. M. Montgomery is better known for her novels, such as Anne of Green Gables and Emily of New Moon, she also wrote hundreds of poems. Her love of beauty, nature, and the sea is evident in this, the only volume of her poetry published during her lifetime. - Summary by...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Thrice Welcome from Poor Robin's Almanac. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 11, 2011. Poor Robin's Almanac first appeared in England in the 17th century. It ran until sometime in the 18th century. It was originally a satirical publication, although over the years it became less humorous and more of a source for traditional homilies. Poor Robin is a pseudonym whose original user is unknown. William Winstanley and Robert Herrick are both possible candidates. More works were published under this pseudonym in America in the 1800s.(Summary by Lucy...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    The eighth novel in the Anne of Green Gables saga, Rilla of Ingleside focuses on Anne's youngest daughter, the fifteen-year-old Bertha Marilla "Rilla"...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    The fifth novel in the Anne of Green Gables saga, Anne's House of Dreams chronicles the early married life of Anne and her husband and childhood sweetheart, Gilbert...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    The time has finally arrived for Anne to leave Green Gables in order to attend Redmond College, where romance and adventure await. Adulthood brings many challenges, both happy and sad, but everyone's favorite redhead faces them all in her own charming...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    This first sequel to Anne of Green Gables has our heroine beginning her new role as a full-fledged schoolma'am. Join Anne and her friends as they encounter accidents and adventures, scandal and romance, and at last, a wedding. ** Please contact member services for additional...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    This is the second volume in the poignant yet amusing tale of the perky red-headed Anne of Green Gables. This classic of children's literature is set in Canada at the beginning of the century and is one of the best-selling titles in children's literature...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley has red hair, a vivid imagination and cannot stop talking. Quite a shock for old Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert who wanted a boy to help them on the farm... Anne is soon the talk of the town with her funny ways and endless adventures, but it is not long before she has won the hearts of everyone. This classic story is set in Canada at the beginning of the twentieth century and is one of the most enduring favourites of children's...read more

  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

    This second part in the story of Anne Shirley, follows her years teaching at Avonlea...read more