Chapter 1 Summary

Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, though published in 1908, remains a popular novel for young adults around the world to this day. The story has been adapted as screen and television movies as well as a television show and an animated series. In Canada, which claims the author as one of its own, Anne of Green Gables—The Musical has broken records as that country’s longest running staged musical. Montgomery’s novel proved so popular that the author decided to write sequels. Several more stories featuring the red-headed, female protagonist soon followed. Today there are numerous Web sites and even a Facebook page for fans of this novel’s captivating main character.

Anne of Green...

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