Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Book - 2006
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With an introduction by LISA MOORE.

This heartwarming story has drawn generations of readers into the world of Green Gables.

Anne Shirley is a skinny redhead who never stops talking. The Cuthberts, who meant to adopt a boy to help on the farm, are both exasperated and entertained by Anne's constant chatter and romantic imagination, and don't know what to make of her. But they soon find it hard to remember what Green Gables was like without Anne Shirley.

A much loved Canadian classic, L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables has sold millions of copies since it was first published in 1908 and has been translated into many other languages.

Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, c2006
ISBN: 9780670065073
Branch Call Number: MON
Characteristics: 291 p


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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 :-)

coffeebookie Oct 20, 2017

Wholesome, fun and witty. Reading Anne of Green Gables is like spending time with your mischievous, childhood best friend. I love that it is the first in a series because once you get to know Anne, you want to know about her future and share her life just like a real friend! I would recommend this book to girls of ALL ages!

Aug 14, 2017

Heart warming stories and fun.

Jul 12, 2017

This is a wonderful coming of age novel which truly bewitches the reader into wanting more. Anne begins the book as a young and curious girl who has more questions than answers. As she matures, she gains a new insights into her old and familiar world. I particularly enjoyed Anne and Gilbert's relationship; they began as enemies who helped each other become the best they can be without initially realizing it. I found "Anne of Green Gables" to be an engaging book, and I cannot wait to read more from L. M. Montgomery.

Jun 10, 2017

I have just placed it on hold and I can't wait to receive it!!! I have loved the Anne with an E series at 10 years. But movies don't show full detail. I simply can't wait for this!!

May 02, 2017

Anne of Green Gables is such a charming story. Everything about it adds to how sweet it is. Anne herself is quirky and exuberant, and the way she goes about the world is so full of wonder. Her friendship with Diana is a story in itself, and her way of exploring and discovering the new world around her brings a kind of pride and self-assurance with it that is one of her unique character traits. I think I read it at the perfect time to relate to this dynamic character, and I would thoroughly recommend this book to all. It’s a true Canadian classic, and it’s one of the books that shapes the minds of youth everywhere.
- @freckleface675 of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Anne of Green gables by L.M Montgomery was an adventurous book. When Anne arrives at her new home, she is surprised to see that the family was expecting a boy. Anne is a girl with long orange hair, and has a very active imagination. She soon starts to make some new friends, but trouble always seems to be right around the corner when it comes to Anne. Even at school she starts to get bullied for her hair so she dyes it green. This was such a funny heart filled book. I rate this book three out of five stars.
- @SDJ of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

L.M. Montgomery works her magic in this intelligent novel depicting the story of a bright and outspoken orphan named Anne. She was accidentally picked out from her foster home to live with Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, siblings on Green Gables. From there she faces dejection, hope and love as she becomes Anne of Green Gables and goes through a series of events that are the epitome of her youth and a pleasure to read. Tragedy, passion and growth are all highlighted during Anne’s journey to be a pride and joy to all of Prince Edward Island. All the characters are also descripted nicely from Rachel to her friends. A classic to be adored for years and years by all age groups, with equal parts fun, family and the whole deal. Rating 5/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Apr 28, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed for the second time, having read it first as a young child. Was like visiting old and dear friends enjoying a walk down memory lane.

Apr 22, 2017

You've got to read this!!!
This book is one of my favourite books because it entertains you and you feel like you are in the book. I would recommend you to read it if you haven't already because you will really enjoy it:)

Apr 12, 2017

I think this book is pretty good because it increases your vocabulary and it is very interesting and fun to read.I like the words they use and it really helps my interest in reading, now I read lots of it almost every day
I read through the chapters really fast because this book is so detailed and the words make me feel like I'm right inside the book.

Apr 09, 2017

I just finished another re-read of this book and was again reminded that Anne Shirley is one of the most endearing characters in literature and this is one of the most wonderful stories ever told.

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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

Aug 25, 2015

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

Jul 13, 2015

"Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it."

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.

May 25, 2014

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

Dec 03, 2013

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

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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Aug 01, 2015

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

Aug 18, 2011

aaah! i Love the Anne of Green Gables series!


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Feb 24, 2016

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

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