Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert of Green Gables had no intention of adopting the talkative, mischievous, red-headed girl the orphanage in Nova Scotia sent by mistake. What they wanted was a sturdy, sensible boy to help with the chores. Instead, they got 11-year-old Anne Shirley, whose capacity for adventure was only matched by her bright spirit and love of life. Still, there was something about the little girl that gave them second thoughts. She was keen of wit with a scintillating effervescence that was purely captivating. Just perhaps....
Public Domain (P)2005 Books In Motion
I don't know how I missed this book as a child, but somehow I did. The good news is that I'm enjoying it now and I absolutely love it. I can't wait to read or listen to the rest of the series.
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