Anne’s daughter Rilla is just fifteen when her childhood ends. With the outbreak of WWI, there’s no time for mooning over handsome Kenneth Ford. Instead, Rilla’s days are spent caring for a war-baby and knitting socks for soldiers in Europe. Among them is her brother Jem, while sensitive Walter struggles with his choice to stay home as the war most believed would be over by Christmas drags on for years. And all the while Jem’s Little Dog Monday awaits his master’s return.
Book 8 of the Anne of Green Gables series 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+.
L. M. Montgomery ================ Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author best known for writing the classic Anne of Green Gables series. First introduced in 1908, the character of the redheaded orphan Anne Shirley was an immediate and enduring success. The books have sold in excess of 50 million copies in more than 30 languages. The books’ setting of Prince Edward Island continues to be a landmark for literary pilgrimage. Montgomery published 20 novels and hundreds of short stories and poems in her lifetime.