Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables series, Book 2)
Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Anne of Green Gables is all grown up--almost. At sixteen, Anne has transformed from student to teacher, and she's the new big sister to seven-year-old twins, quiet Dora and mischievous Davy. A grumpy new neighbor has moved next door, and Anne's best friend, Diana, is falling in love. Despite all these changes, she's still the same fun, impulsive Anne--a romantic dreamer with a redheaded temper.
In this sequel to Anne of Green Gables, teenage Anne Shirley becomes a schoolteacher in a small village on Prince Edward Island.
Davy in Search of a Sensation XI - Facts and Fancies XII - A Jonah Day XIII - A Golden Picnic XIV - A Danger Averted XV - The Beginning of Vacation XVI - The Substance of Things Hoped For XVII - A Chapter of Accidents XVIII - An Adventure on the Tory Road XIX - Just a Happy Day XX - The Way it Often Happens XXI - Sweet Miss Lavendar XXII - Odds and Ends XXIII - Miss Lavendar's Romance XXIV - A Prophet in His Own Country XXV - An Avonlea Scandal XXVI - Around the Bend XXVII - An
too much style," warned Marilla, a little alarmed by the high-flown sound of 'menu.' "You'll likely come to grief if you do." "Oh, I'm not going to put on any 'style,' if you mean trying to do or have things we don't usually have on festal occasions," assured Anne. "That would be affectation, and, although I know I haven't as much sense and steadiness as a girl of seventeen and a schoolteacher ought to have, I'm not so silly AS that. But I want to have everything as nice and dainty as possible.
drive the horse and buggy into that open shed. Fortunately my parasol is in the buggy. Here . . . take my hat with you. Marilla told me I was a goose to put on my best hat to come to the Tory Road and she was right, as she always is." Diana untied the pony and drove into the shed, just as the first heavy drops of rain fell. There she sat and watched the resulting downpour, which was so thick and heavy that she could hardly see Anne through it, holding the parasol bravely over her bare head.
parlor table. Ruby said she simply couldn't describe her feelings when in a section of it headed, 'The Deportment of Courtship and Marriage,' she found the very proposal Nelson had made, word for word. She went home and wrote him a perfectly scathing refusal; and she says his father and mother have taken turns watching him ever since for fear he'll drown himself in the river; but Ruby says they needn't be afraid; for in the Deportment of Courtship and Marriage it told how a rejected lover should
his hand on his breast and raised very serious blue eyes to Miss Lavendar's immediately sympathetic face . . . "I agree with teacher. But then, you see, Grandma has brought father up HER way and made a brilliant success of him; and teacher has never brought anybody up yet, though she's helping with Davy and Dora. But you can't tell how they'll turn out till they ARE grown up. So sometimes I feel as if it might be safer to go by Grandma's opinions." "I think it would," agreed Anne solemnly.