Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Pearson Education, 2007

Level 2, 600 headwords




Anne of Green Gables

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Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert want a boy from the orphanage to help them on their farm. But a thin little girl is waiting for Matthew at Bright River Station. Anne, a funny and sometimes difficult child, changes everybody's life and wins everybody's love.

Philip Prowse

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery, a Canadian author, was born in November 30, 1874 in Clifton in Prince Edward Island. She was awarded many prizes by Britain's King George V, Canadian federal government and other organizations during her professional life.
In 1893, she achieved a teacher's license from Prince of Wales College. Later in 1896, she studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax.
One of her most popular novels is Anne of Green Gables, which was originally written in 1908 and was an immediate success. She wrote and published 20 novels, 530 short stories, 500 poems and 30 essays.
She died of Coronary thrombosis (although according to her granddaughter she might have taken her own life by drug overdose) in 1942 in Toronto.
Some of her famous works are Anne of Green Gables series, Emily trilogy, Pat of Silver Bush, The Story Girl, The Road to Yesterday, Courageous Women and The Blue Castle.

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