About the story
Anne of Avonlea is a Canadian and American novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It was first published in 1909. Following Anne of Green Gables (1908). Anne is about to start her first term teaching at the Avonlea school, although she will still continue her studies at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School. Her gray eyes shine like evening stars, but her red hair is still as peppery as her temper. Anne begins her job as the new schoolteacher, the real test of her character begins. Along with teaching the three Rs, she is learning how complicated life can be when she meddles in someone else’s romance, finds two new orphans at Green Gables, and wonders about the strange behavior of the very handsome Gilbert Blythe. As Anne enters womanhood, her adventures touch the heart and the funny bone.