Anne of Green Gables

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"But we asked for a boy.  We have no use for a girl."

"What use is she to us?"

"We might be of some use to her."

Such is the welcome given to the orphan girl, Anne, who has been chosen to help the Cuthbert family on the farm in Canada.  Red-haired Anne is filled with laughter, brimming with positivity and alive with fun.  Her spirit carries her through the myriad calamities that can befall a curious child with a grand imagination to include dying her red hair green,

Lives changed.  Worlds made brighter.  A perennial classic passed down from generation to generation with love and the happy knowledge that some hours are about to be spent reading a story that warms the heart and makes the world a better place.

392 pages 978-1509828012 Ages 8-12

Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com

****************    When red-headed orphan Anne arrives at the Cuthberts' home, Green Gables, she feels sure she's found the home she has longed for. They, however, are less certain; their request to the orphanage had been for a boy. But before long Anne's irrepressibly optimistic, loving nature has charmed them. While her temper is unpredictable and her extravagant imagination makes her dreamily whimsical and prone to comic mishap, the Cuthberts come to love Anne as if she were their own child. Montgomery's classic tale is a celebration of the transformative power of love and the unique qualities of a girl who has a second chance at childhood.   Ages 8-12

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com

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When the Cuthberts send to an orphanage for a boy to help them at Green Gables, their farm in Canada, they are astonished when a talkative little girl steps off the train. Anne, red-headed, pugnacious and incurably romantic, causes chaos at Green Gables and in the village. But her wit and good nature endears her to the residents.--from the publisher

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