Anne of Avonlea

Anne of Avonlea

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In this sequel to Anne of Green Gables, sixteen-year-old Anne Shirley becomes a schoolteacher in a small village on Prince Edward Island.
Publisher: New York : HarperFestival, 2002.
Edition: First HarperFestival edition.
ISBN: 9780062023322
0062023322
Characteristics: 1 online resource (324 pages)

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RebelBelle13
Oct 14, 2020

This series is just like a warm, cozy blanket. It's comfortable, joyful, and stress-relieving. Anne is quirky but not so much so that she's annoying or precocious. She loves to tell stories, spend time with her friends, and dream. She tends to bring out the best in others, and that's what makes the Anne of Green Gables series just so wholesome and enjoyable. These books are enjoyable at any age- a true escape into a world more than one hundred years into the past, on an island where everyone knows everyone else, where gossip abounds as well as kindness. I share the sentiment of others on Davy, however- he is a very frustrating and strong willed child, bent on doing exactly what he wants, no matter the consequences. He does get better as he ages, but not quickly enough for my tastes. The novel plods a bit around halfway through, but picks up again towards the end. I wish there was more of Anne teaching and her interactions with Gilbert, and less of the AVIS society and the twins. The end felt slightly rushed, but all in all, it was enjoyable and I'm ready to read the next and see where life takes Anne.

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Lostluck
Jul 04, 2020

Anne of Avonlea was a humorous book that will keep your spirits up during Coronavirus. It had many funny moments and also was very relaxing to read. I would recommend this to anyone who is 9 or older. It was written in such a way that if an adult reads it, they will understand it just the same as a child.

P.S. Happy Fourth of July!!!

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GreenNinjaGirl
Jun 12, 2020

Anne of Avonlea is an amazing sequel. My only complaint is that Anne is a little dense throughout the book. 15+

bibliosara May 08, 2019

How I love Anne! Some of her phrases are gradually becoming incorporated into my own everyday language. Montgomery's delightful character is endearing and genuine, seemingly flighty while also being loyal and sensible. Teenaged Anne has returned to Avonlea prepared with lofty ideals to impart to her new students. As time passes though, she learns that the thing that matter most are sometimes not quite so romantic and lofty as she might imagine. Despite her happiness, Anne must make a difficult choice - one that will change her life - at the end of the story. Through daily struggles and joys, Anne finds herself becoming a young woman of sense, compassion, and – always – of a delicious imagination that brings joy to those around her.

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Anita_Dickey
Jan 14, 2019

i read this book to fulfil the goal read a book that makes you nostalgic. it is also on the list of 300 books every one should read once on listopia. i remember these books fondly well at least i did the first one. honestly, i couldn;t even remember reading this one although im sure i must have. so it was with great delight that i reread as if reading for the first time this beloved childhood classic

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ari_9
Jul 09, 2018

This is a wonderful continuation of Anne of Green Gables and I really enjoyed. It shows Anne's life after Queens and while she teaches as Avonlea and how she and Marilla handle Davy. I really enjoyed this book. I recommend reading it.

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becker
Jan 04, 2018

This is a continuation of Anne's story with all the clever and humorous dialogue that is found in the first book. The characters in this series are some of the best I have ever met.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 17, 2017

We all love and know the young, red haired, high spirited and talkative orphan of Green Gables, Anne Shirley (Spelled with an e!). I for one was deeply saddened at the last pages of the first book to see my favourite crew of characters go, but happily found Anne of Avonlea and the other books of the series. I really like this book and I have to say Montgomery is a great author but I mostly lost interest. The main reason I loved the first book was for Anne, but she is rather grown up now and doesn’t talk a lot. There is a nice plotline however, and we see Gilbert and the young members of Avonlea now. Very nicely written! Rating 4/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

WCLSFerndaleLibrary Jan 04, 2017

Anne grows up and Marilla adopts twins, Davy and Dora. Dora is a very nice girl, but Davy is quite a handful. there are also engagements and a marriage of Miss. Lavender to Mr. Irving. Review by Avonlea Gallant.

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julia_sedai
May 05, 2016

I didn't like it as much as the firt book, but it's still really interesting. If you've read the first one, definitely read this one as well. I find these books really hilarious.

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hopecovey
Jul 03, 2014

Sixteen-year-old Anne Shirley is still getting into scrapes. She and Marilla, still mourning after Matthew's death, are suddenly given two twins, Davy and Dora, to raise after their mother dies. Anne and her friends are "improving" Avonlea with the A.V.I.S (Avonlea Village Improvers Society). Anne meets many interesting individuals, such as Mr. Harrison and Miss Lavender. This book is even better than the first!

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GreenElephantGirl
Feb 09, 2013

Other: The Anne Of Green Gables series goes as follows: Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne Of The Island, Anne of Windy Willows, Anne's House of Dreams, Anne of Ingleside and Rilla of Ingleside.

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lisahiggs
May 16, 2010

The page of girlhood had been turned, as by an unseen finger, and the page of womanhood was before her with all its charm and mystery, its pain and gladness.

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