Anne of Green Gables is the tale of an orphan girl, mistakenly adopted by the Cuthberts. Anne Shirley, age eleven, is bright, talkative, imaginative, sometimes hot-tempered, and always optimistic. She instantly loves the farmhouse called Green Gables and all of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island. But will the Cuthberts send her back to the asylum? They wanted a boy. One thing’s for certain, no house that Anne’s in will ever be dull!
Anne of Green Gables is a heartwarming, funny novel. Montgomery uses Anne to inform the reader that one should always look at the bright side of things, through thick and thin. Listeners will enjoy growing up with Anne as she adjusts to life and makes new friends in an unfamiliar place, and eventually grows into an intelligent young woman.