Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
In the soft greens and glooms of Rainbow Valley, Anne’s children grow up alongside those of the Reverend John Meredith. With a distracted father and no mother, the Meredith children get into so much trouble they decide to form a Good-Conduct Club to help bring themselves up and punish themselves when they do wrong. Unfortunately this only makes things worse. What they really need is a stepmother, but everyone knows stepmothers are wicked. Just ask Mary Vance.Part of the Anne of Green Gables Complete Collection by L. M. Montgomery. A tale of literature’s most famous redhead and her colourful imagination. An excellent introduction to classic literature and perfect for readers aged 9+.
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.