This is book number 1 in the Anne of Green Gables Novels series.
"This is the story of how orphan Anne (with an e) Shirley arrives on
sleepy Prince Edward Island and shakes everything (and everyone) up for
the better. Feisty, romantic, irrepressible, and a little too outspoken
for her own good, Anne is a breath of fresh air for her adoptive family
and the island in general. One of my all-time favorite books!"
The books I read most as a child were Lucy Maud Montgomery. --Madeleine L'Engle
A classic for all ages, this official, unabridged edition of Anne of Green Gables features the unforgettable character of Anne Shirley and special memories, exclusively from L.M. Montgomery's granddaughter.
Redheaded orphan Anne Shirley longs for a real home, somewhere she can truly belong. When she first arrives at the Green Gables house on Prince Edward Island, it's everything she ever imagined. But to stay, she'll first have to convince Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert to adopt her. And that means controlling her temper (even when Gilbert Blythe calls her Carrots), staying out of trouble (and away from hair dye), and not getting too carried away with her daydreams (though she would make the perfect Lady of Shallot floating down the river). Anne might not always get it quite right, but she does keep things interesting...
Through Anne's eyes, the ordinary world becomes magical and every day is an adventure. She inspires the dreamer in all of us, never hesitates to say the things we wish we could get away with, and makes us cherish every kindred spirit we meet. It's no surprise Anne is loved around the world by generations of readers.