Anne of Green Gables

Publisher: Tundra Books
Anne Shirley is, Mark Twain observed, “the dearest and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice,” and like the elderly Cuthberts who had hoped to adopt a boy instead of the spunky red-headed orphan, generations of readers have grown to love the impetuous Anne.

Canada’s best known and most beloved novel is available in the definitive text of Montgomery’s 1908 classic, an enchanting and timeless story of real lives and real loves.

READ AN EXCERPT

Daring was the fashionable amusement among the Avonlea small fry just then. It had begun among the boys, but soon spread to the girls, and all the silly things that were done in Avonlea that summer because the doers thereof were “dared” to do them would fill a book by themselves. . . .

Now, to “...
Read More

READING GUIDE

1. In chapter 2, when Matthew is driving Anne back to Green Gables, she asks him: “Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive” (p. 16). Given her tragic childhood, how do you think Anne is able to maintain such a...

Read More

PRAISE FOR

"Aficionados of the auburn-tressed waif will find Anne of Green Gables lavishly illustrated."
Smithsonian Magazine