* At 16, Anne is grown up . . . almost. As she begins her job as Avonlea's schoolteacher, the feisty redhead discovers that she has a lot to learn when she takes two orphans under her wing, meddles in somebody's love life, and learns about love herself when she encounters the "odd behavior" of the handsome Gilbert Blythe. 384 pages, hardcover from Oxford University.
The sequel to the classic Anne of Green Gables, this engaging story tells the story of the next chapter in Anne's life as she grows up and becomes the teacher at Avonlea School. She is determined to inspire her pupils and this can sometimes involve some unusual teaching methods! Indeed, despite her new-found responsibility, she still manages to get into a number of scrapes--as only Anne can!
About the Series:
Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. Complete and unabridged text allows children to discover the stories as they were meant to be read. Produced in beautifully designed hardback editions, the collection features well-loved classic stories readers will treasure and return to again and again.
L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, originally published in 1908.