Chapter 29 Summary

Diana has received a letter from her Aunt Josephine, inviting her and Anne to visit her in town. Anne is so excited upon hearing this news that she must lean against a tree for support. But Anne fears that Marilla will not allow her to go; Anne expects Marilla will find the trip frivolous. Marilla had refused to let Anne travel with Jane Andrews’s family the week before when they wanted to take her to a concert. However, Diana believes she has a plan. She will have her mother ask Marilla. In this way, maybe Marilla will have more trouble refusing.

Diana’s plan works, and on the following Tuesday, Diana’s father drives the girls the thirty miles to Charlottetown. Anne is dressed in a new coat—Matthew had insisted...

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