Anne of AvonleaBook - 1996
At sixteen Anne is grown up...almost. Her gray eyes shine like evening stars, but her red hair is still as peppery as her temper. In the years since she arrived at Green Gables as a freckle-faced orphan, she has earned the love of the people of Avonlea and a reputation for getting into scrapes. But when Anne begins her job a the new schoolteacher, the real test of her character begins. Along with teaching the three Rs, she is learning how complicated life can be when she meddles in someone else's romance, finds two orphans at Green Gables, and wonders about the strange behaviour of the very handsome Gilbert Blythe. As Anne enters womanhood, her adventures touch the heart and the funny bone.
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Sixteen-year-old Anne Shirley is still getting into scrapes. She and Marilla, still mourning after Matthew's death, are suddenly given two twins, Davy and Dora, to raise after their mother dies. Anne and her friends are "improving" Avonlea with the A.V.I.S (Avonlea Village Improvers Society). Anne meets many interesting individuals, such as Mr. Harrison and Miss Lavender. This book is even better than the first!