Further Chronicles of Avonlea

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Nestled between the ocean and the hills of Prince Edward Island is a road that leads to the house where a girl named Anne grew up, Green Gables, and to the wonderful place called Avonlea. In this second volume of heartwarming tales a Persian cat plays an astonishing part in a marriage proposal . . . a ghostly appearance in a garden leads a woman to the fulfillment of her youthful dreams . . . a young girl risks losing her mother to find her father.

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Nestled between the ocean and the hills of Prince Edward Island is a road that leads to the house where a girl named Anne grew up, Green Gables, and to the wonderful place called Avonlea. In this second volume of heartwarming tales a Persian cat plays an astonishing part in a marriage proposal . . . a ghostly appearance in a garden leads a woman to the fulfillment of her youthful dreams . . . a young girl risks losing her mother to find her father.

This second volume of wonderful adventures features 15 delightful stories to cherish, from a ghostly appearance who teaches about the real meaning of love . . . to a young girl who risks losing her mother in order to find the father she never knew.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781494493202
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 12/15/2013
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE (November 30, 1874 - April 24, 1942), called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 530 short stories, 500 poems, and 30 essays. Most of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, Canada, and places in the Canadian province became literary landmarks. She was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1935.

Montgomery's work, diaries and letters have been read and studied by scholars and readers worldwide.
Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island on November 30, 1874. Her mother, Clara Woolner Macneill Montgomery, died of tuberculosis when Lucy was 21 months old. Stricken with grief over his wife's death, Hugh John Montgomery gave custody over to Montgomery's maternal grandparents. Later he moved to Prince Albert, North-West Territories when Montgomery was seven years old. She went to live with her maternal grandparents, Alexander Marquis Macneill and Lucy Woolner Macneill, in the nearby community of Cavendish and was raised by them in a strict and unforgiving manner. Montgomery's early life in Cavendish was very lonely. Despite having relations nearby, much of her childhood was spent alone. Montgomery credits this time of her life, in which she created many imaginary friends and worlds to cope with her loneliness, as what developed her creative mind.

Montgomery completed her early education in Cavendish with the exception of one year (1890-1891) during which she was at Prince Albert with her father and her step-mother, Mary Ann McRae. In November 1890, while at Prince Albert, Montgomery had her first work published in the Charlottetown paper The Daily Patriot; a poem entitled "On Cape LeForce". She was as excited about this as she was about her return to her beloved Prince Edward Island in 1891. The return to Cavendish was a great relief to her. Her time in Prince Albert was unhappy due to the fact that Montgomery and McRae did not get along and because by, "... Maud's account, her father's marriage was not a happy one."

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  • Posted August 3, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

    This is one of the Anne of Green Gables series of books
    which are all wonderful and loved by generations of girls! I adored each and every one of the series and bought this for my 11 year old grand-daughter. My mother, now 95 years old, remembers these books and is also a fan!
    They're right in style today as much as many, many years ago! Two thumbs up for something decent and suitable for all ages! May they always be published for generations to come.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2005

    Greatest Collection of Short Stories

    This book has the funniest and sometimes saddest stories I've ever read. It was quite enjoyable

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2002

    I love it!!

    This book is totally sympathetic for me! I love it and i want everybody to read it too!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2000

    Lots of Reading Fun!

    A fun assortment of Avonlea stories. Wholesome and entertaining. A must read for parents and children.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2000

    This is truly a good book

    if you like to read this is the book. you experiene everything you should in a book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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