When freckled young orphan Anne Shirley is sent to live at the farm of Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, she's shocked to realize the elderly brother and sister actually requested a boy. Luckily, it doesn't take long for the redhead to endear herself to the pair, who've spent decades living alone and must adjust to life with an eleven-year-old. Once Anne's living situation is finally determined and made permanent, the adventurous and hyper-romantic little girl must struggle with the newfound structure that having a family entails, from religion, friends and school to proper etiquette. Will she be able to grow and mature into a levelheaded young woman, or will she make Marilla Cuthbert regret ever having adopted her?
The reader follows Anne closely as she grows up over the course of 38 heartwarming chapters full of family, friendship, love and life lessons. See the consequences of Anne's many amusing mistakes, including accidentally getting her best friend drunk on raspberry cordial, convincing herself that the woods out back are haunted by spirits, and getting caught up in an academic rivalry with the handsome and charming Gilbert Blythe.
With this personalized edition of Anne of Green Gables, you'll head to 1870s Prince Edward Island in what is sure to be an unforgettable trip....Read Less