L. M. Montgomery

L. M. Montgomery, full name Lucy Maud Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for her series of novels beginning with 'Anne of Green Gables,' which was published in 1908. The book and its sequels follow the life of Anne Shirley, an imaginative and talkative young girl who is adopted by siblings Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert. Montgomery's work is celebrated for its portrayal of Canadian life in the early 20th century, and her stories have remained popular with readers for their warmth, humor, and strong characterizations.


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  1. 1. Anne of Green Gables

    The book follows the life of a young orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly brother and sister who originally wanted to adopt a boy to help them with their farm in Prince Edward Island. Despite the initial disappointment, the girl's charm, vivacity, and imagination soon win over her new guardians. The story details her adventures and mishaps in her new home, her struggles and triumphs at school, and her gradual maturing into a smart, independent young woman.

  2. 2. Emily of New Moon

    The novel follows the life of Emily Starr, an imaginative young girl who is sent to live with her strict Aunt Elizabeth and kind Aunt Laura at New Moon Farm after her father's death. Despite the challenges she faces in her new home, Emily's creative spirit and love for writing help her navigate her new life. As she grows older, she forms deep friendships and experiences various adventures, all while cultivating her passion for writing and dreaming of one day becoming a published author.