"You don t want me because I'm not a boy! This is the most tragical thing that
ever happened to me!"
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert had planned to adopt a boy to help out around Green Gables farm. But waiting for Matthew at the train station is freckle-faced, red-headed Anne Shirley -- a talkative eleven-year-old orphan with a heart full of dreams and a desperate longing for a home. From the minute Anne sets foot in Matthew's buggy, Green Gables will never be the same! Discover one of the most delightful, irrepressible young heroines of all time in L. M. Montgomery's classic novel.