Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

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Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
Publisher: Plattsburgh, N.Y. : Tundra Books of Northern New York, c2000
Edition: Ill. ed
Description: viii, 313 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780887765155
0887765157
Branch Call Number: j Mont *

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Eunjin Kong
Jul 14, 2021

One of my favorite novels of all time, Anne of Green Gables is a must-read classic that I highly recommend. The main character is outgoing and very creative, daydreaming very often. I remember reading this book many times over and over again without being tired of it.

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red_alligator_6705
Jun 08, 2021

This book was my first full classical book and I liked it. I had tried reading ¨Pride and Prejudiced¨ and give up on the first chapter. There were lots of words I did not understand and I feel like it was not meant for my age. I am 14 almost 15. When I picked up Anne of Green Gables I was really looking forward to reading it. I had a feeling I would like it. My mom recommended I read it. The words and language was not too bad and for the most part I could understand. I thought this book was really fun even thought i was in a really bad reading slump. I loved Anne´s personality. She was just a roller coaster of emotions and that is what made the whole book worth reading. I would totally recommend this book to people wanting to get into reading classics.

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L574223
May 26, 2021

I read this book when I was 16, and it became one of my favor books plus it make me one to read more books! Now as an adult reading has become part of my daily routine.

I remember my dad used to read this to me when I was little and later on the story is just as enduring. It reminds my of my childhood, and Anne is like a role model with her carefree and imaginative spirit.

RenaeP_KCMO Mar 03, 2021

Anne of Green Gables is a book that will make you fall in love with its "splendid" and "delightful" characters, but also throw you into the "depths of despair" along with its main character.

This is a character-driven book that makes you deeply love the Anne, Marilla, Matthew and the other residents of Avonlea. Anne is smart and precocious and dreamy and imaginative. Marilla is strict and undemonstrative. Matthew is warm, shy, and loving. My favorite part of the story line has always been the ongoing academic competition between Anne and Gilbert Blythe, who is not to be forgiven for commenting on Anne's red hair when he first meets her.

This is the first book in a six-book series that follows Anne through adulthood. I read the entire series when I was young, and read this first book with my 13 year old daughter this year. We adored it. And cried through the final scenes together. I recommend reading the final third of the book with a box of tissues handy.

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Blessed_home
Feb 27, 2021

Anne of the Green Cables is a child appropriate book. It's very fun to read especially when you are young and like fun books to read.

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glotet41
Feb 02, 2021

I chose to read the Anne book I loved so much as a youngster and found that the story remained every bit as engaging for me as an older adult. What a treat! I plan to read more of the Anne books.

LoganLib_Sheridan Jan 15, 2021

I have some nostalgia for this book as I read it for uni (I think) nearly 9 or more years ago. I definitely resonate with a character who does all she can but still ends making stupid mistakes as she lets her imagination run away with her although my imagination isn't half as good as Anne's. Unfortunately, unlike Anne, I am still hoping to grow out of this phase.

Let me just talk about the Netflix adaptation for a moment because it highlighted a few things for me about the book. The Netflix version started off as light and cheerful as the book but then started going in a downhill direction. This made me realise just how light and cheerful the book is and how it makes it a light and cheerful read. The one thing I did like was the improved relationship between Marila and Anne.

i also like the relationship with Gilbert because it is very age appropriate and fits her character perfectly. It was good to see her grow throughout the book even if it did happen relatively 'instantaneously'.

The book isn't as moralistic as a book of it's time could be and it's not as though Anne grows up well because she's learnt morals. She is just a good person and has two good parents bringing her up and supporting her. I think her mistakes do teach her things but not always and usually in subtle ways.

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javamamakc
Dec 29, 2020

One of my ALL TIME FAVORITES! I read all 8 books in this series as a preteen. Anne gets into so much trouble usually innocently but is so loveable.

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PrincessLittleFeet
Sep 15, 2020

A classic which every girl should read.

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edwa345
May 05, 2021

edwa345 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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Blessed_home
Feb 27, 2021

Blessed_home thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 13

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Jun 09, 2019

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Mar 08, 2019

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Nov 26, 2018

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Jul 31, 2017

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VivianHe_0
Jan 03, 2016

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Oct 12, 2015

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Aug 09, 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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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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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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