Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

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Since its publication in 1908, Anne of Green Gables has become one of the most-read and best-loved stories in the world. In print for almost 100 years, this Canadian classic has been translated into over 20 languages and has sold approximately 50 million copies worldwide. As inspiring today as it was in 1908, Anne of Green Gables remains a testament to the powers of hope, friendship, and imagination. This official 100th anniversary edition is authorized by the heirs of L.M. Montgomery and contains an Introduction by two of Montgomery's grandchildren.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Group, 2008
Edition: 100th anniversary ed. --
ISBN: 9780670067800
0670067806
Branch Call Number: FIC Montg 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xiv, 304 p. :,ill
Additional Contributors: Claus, M. A.
Claus, W. A. J.

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The heartwarming story of Anne of Green Gables, the irrepressible "redhead", Anne, will never grow old! This Canadian classic was penned by Lucy Maud Montgomery and fortunately, is followed by many sequels.

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SaRene May 25, 2009

This book is still the best


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books_cats_plants
Oct 16, 2018

Anne Shirley is a kindred spirit, indeed, and one of my favorite literary heroines of all time! This is a heartwarming and entertaining story about an orphan girl growing up in Prince Edward Island in the late 19th century. Anne's colorful personality, fierce loyalty to her caretakers and friends, and well-meaning misadventures will delight and charm readers of all ages. I highly recommend the whole series!

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Nekoparfait
Aug 30, 2018

It was so good I had to get my own.

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Anita_Dickey
Jun 20, 2018

i read this book as part of the list of 300 books everyone should read once featured on Listopia. i felt sure i had read it before, but maybe i had just seen the movie so many times. i will definately go on to read the rest of the series.

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Gwen904
May 31, 2018

A sweet, classic tale with a fiery heroine that I love and always will love. There is hardly any romance, but in the following instalments… Anne ❤️ Gilbert Blythe.
One age suitability note: technically anyone 6+ could read this, but probably only tweens and teens would find it interesting.

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Missalyssallaneous
May 23, 2018

A beautifully written heart-warming story for readers of all ages.

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StrawberryAlpaca
May 11, 2018

Really nice book for all ages:)

SPPL_Violet Mar 21, 2018

“Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it… Yet.”

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cgarridop
Mar 18, 2018

I simply love Anne of Green Gables, the whole story is amazing! The entire collection is for everyone to read, no matter your age. It is a classic!

CatherineG_1 Mar 11, 2018

Read this for my book club. We read an ELL edition. Loved Anne. We discussed Montgomery's life and how the book mirrored her own life. Also discussed her depression and death.
The same day as our meeting, the new Historica minute featuring Montgomery was released.

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jezicuhh
Nov 21, 2017

An extremely charming book for all! Definitely don't let the "Young Adult" classification steer you away. Nothing truly exciting ever happened in this book - I kept waiting for a BIG moment. And sure, there were some important milestones in Anne's life, but at the same time, the story was simple throughout. Nothing magical or out of the ordinary, and somehow, this is what made it so charming! Just a quirky orphan girl who is blessed with good caretakers, who allow her to flourish to her full potential. Anne reminds us all that it's okay to be different :-)

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Jul 31, 2017

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Jan 03, 2016

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Oct 12, 2015

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AlpacaMaster
Aug 09, 2015

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May 27, 2015

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Laura_X Apr 24, 2017

It's been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.

DPL_RebeccaI Apr 15, 2017

“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” -Anne Shirley

sarag1 Feb 13, 2016

"Carrots, carrots!" -Gilbert Blythe

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puss_in_books
Aug 25, 2015

"...it's a million times nicer to be Anne of Green Gables than Anne of nowhere in particular, isn't it?"'

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Stephanie_Sibbald
Jul 08, 2014

There's such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person. If I was just the one Anne it would be ever so much more comfortable, but then it wouldn't be half so interesting.

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Cat_Lover_22
May 25, 2014

"Anne Shirley, but oh, please do call me Cordelia."
- Anne

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red_human_58
Dec 03, 2013

"Anne Shirley, you'll kill yourself." ~ Mrs. Lynde

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rajuyr
Oct 30, 2012

Anne :" It is ever so much easier to be good when your clothes are fashionable." :)

librarylin19 Mar 16, 2011

That's Ann with an 'e'.

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Jennifer28_
Aug 01, 2015

SPOILER ALERT!!!
It is about the life of a orphan named Anne Shirley. She gets adopted by mistake by Mathew and Marilla Cuthbert who are brother and sister. Anne makes a bosom friend named Diana Barry. Through out the book Anne gets into lots of trouble some caused by her bad temper. At the end Mathew dies and Anne decides to give the Redmond Scholarship and study college at home.

Elaine Darling May 03, 2014

ah! I love this book

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Maymuuna
Aug 18, 2011

aaah! i Love the Anne of Green Gables series!

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Gwen904
May 31, 2018

Other: To red_eagle_800: This book is not boring or dangerous to your sanity. If you were a true bookworm you would understand that.

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red_eagle_800
Feb 24, 2016

Other: This is a horribly boring book, and it's dangerous to people's sanity.

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