Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
Explore the verdant world of Green Gables with Anne Shirley in this classic tale of belonging and home, now written with young readers in mind!
When Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert adopt a young orphan to help around the farm, they expect a boy to arrive. But nothing could prepare the siblings for young Anne Shirley at Green Gables! Free-spirited, passionate, and redheaded, Anne brings joy—and a bit of mischief—into the Cuthberts’ lives.
Follow along on Anne’s many escapades as she makes friends, helps on the farm, and struggles with her rambunctious nature, all while proving to Marilla and Matthew that she belongs at Green Gables!
With foil on the cover and fresh full-color art from Jamie Green, this adaptation of L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables promises to be an exciting first chapter book.
From Starry Forest Books, Classic Adventures brings action-packed adaptations of favorite classics to early readers.
About the authors
Lucy Maud Montgomery had her first poem published at the age of 15 and after completing college she worked for a short time as a journalist before becoming a teacher. In 1908 Anne of Green Gables was published to huge acclaim with Anne of Avonlea coming soon after. Many successful novels followed but by late 1930s, due to personal troubles, illness and depression, she stopped writing. Lucy Maud Montgomery died in 1942 and was buried on her beloved Prince Edward Island.
Jacqueline Dembar Greene is the author of 41 books for young readers, including picture books, short stories, historical novels, mysteries, non-fiction, and series books. Jackie's books have won national awards and featured reviews, including the historical novels, Out of Many Waters and One Foot Ashore; the American Girl series about Rebecca Rubin; and several picture books, such as Speak Up, Tommy! In addition to her writing, Jackie is an avid gardener, hiker, and photographer.