The Story Girl

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Sara Stanley is only fourteen, but she can weave tales that are impossible to resist. In the charming town of Carlisle, children and grown-ups alike flock from miles around to hear her spellbinding tales. And when Bev King and his younger brother Felix arrive for the summer, they, too, are captivated by the Story Girl. Whether she's leading them on exciting misadventure or narrating timeless stories—from the scary "Tale of the Family Ghost" to the fanciful "How Kissing Was Discovered" to the bittersweet "The Blue...
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Sara Stanley is only fourteen, but she can weave tales that are impossible to resist. In the charming town of Carlisle, children and grown-ups alike flock from miles around to hear her spellbinding tales. And when Bev King and his younger brother Felix arrive for the summer, they, too, are captivated by the Story Girl. Whether she's leading them on exciting misadventure or narrating timeless stories—from the scary "Tale of the Family Ghost" to the fanciful "How Kissing Was Discovered" to the bittersweet "The Blue Chest of Rachel Ward"—the Story Girl has her audience hanging on every word.

Two young boys visiting their relatives on Prince Edward Island become entranced by Sara Stanley and the stories she tells about the island and its long-ago inhabitants.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553213669
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 12/1/1988
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 4.21 (w) x 6.89 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

"I love books.  I hope when I grow up to be able to have lots of them." Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote in her journal when she was just fourteen.  This journal entry, made in 1889, is significant to readers today who know that when she grew up she not only owned and read many books, but also became the world-famous author L. M. Montgomery.  Maud, as she liked to be called by family and friends, wrote twenty-four books between 1908 and 1939.  Her first was Anne of Green Gables, and her other works include seven more Anne books, the Avonlea stories, the Emily trilogy, two novels for adults, an autobiography, and the novel The Story Girl.

Lucy Maud Montgomery was always writing and reading and was quite a story girl herself, creating more than five hundred short stories.  She also wrote many poems.  One edition of her poetry was published during her lifetime and today all her poems have been collected in a single volume.

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    Posted December 10, 2012

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    Hey yall should stop using this as an personal chat room. These are meant to help people as they look for books to read. Thats why its called reviews.

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    Posted June 10, 2012

    Beth to all homeschoolers!

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    Posted July 31, 2012

    Beth to homeschoolers

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