By Lucy Maud Montgomery, Scott McKowen, Arthur Pober Ed.D
A century in the past, with the ebook of the vintage booklet Anne of eco-friendly Gables, probably the most beautiful heroines in children’s literature was once born. after all, fanatics sought after a sequel, and the following it is.When twelve-year-old Anne Shirley got here to Avonlea, she quick received everyone’s center. Now, she’s 5 years older, virtually a girl, and approximately to embark on a brand new event: changing into the instructor in her outdated Avonlea university. It’s a thrilling 12 months as Anne struggles to win over all her scholars, welcomes new participants to her family members, and feels the 1st stirrings of affection.
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Her husband's first wife. " 31 "It would be more uncomfortable to be married to the perfect wife," declared Mr. Harrison, with a sudden and inexplicable warmth. When tea was over Anne insisted on washing the dishes, although Mr. Harrison assured her that there were enough in the house to do for weeks yet. She would dearly have loved to sweep the floor also, but no broom was visible and she did not like to ask where it was for fear there wasn't one at all. "You might run across and talk to me once in a while," suggested Mr.
Now, Miss Shirley, the correct pronunciation of our name is Donnell . . accent on the last syllable. " "I'll try to," gasped Anne, choking back a wild desire to laugh. " "Certainly it is. " "He told me his name was Jacob," protested Anne. "I might well have expected that," said Mrs. H. B. Donnell, in a tone which implied that gratitude in children was not to be looked for in this degenerate age. "That boy has such plebeian tastes, Miss Shirley. When he was born I wanted to call him St. Clair .
Harrison irritably. "I'm not . . not a bit. " "A cake," said Anne archly. In her relief at Mr. Harrison's unexpected amiability her spirits soared upward feather-light. "I brought it over for you . . " 28 "I don't, that's a fact, and I'm mighty fond of it, too. I'm much obliged to you. It looks good on top. " "It is," said Anne, gaily confident. "I have made cakes in my time that were NOT, as Mrs. Allan could tell you, but this one is all right. " "Well, I'll tell you what, miss, you must help me eat it.