Five years after coming to Green Gables, Anne is 'half past sixteen' and about to start teaching at her old school, set on inspiring youthful minds and hearts with ideals and ambitions. But some of her pupils only respond to very different methods. Meanwhile the young orphan Davy and the Avonlea Improvement Society bring their own headaches for a harum-scarum, outspoken girl trying to grow up.
L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.