Synopses & Reviews
L M Montgomery wrote this collection of short stories about Avonlea and the surrounding district. Her warm understanding of human nature and a love of the countryside is apparent is these stories for children. There are 12 stories about residents of Prince Edward Island. Anne of Green Gables lives near Avonlea, a town on the seaside hills of Prince Edward Island. In this second volume of stories about Anne's neighbors, a girl risks losing her mother to find her long-lost father, and a ghost leads a woman to her dream. Stories include Aunt Cynthia's Persian cat -- The materializing of Cecil -- Her father's daughter -- Jane's baby ? The dream-child -- The brother who failed -- The return of Hester -- The little brown book of Miss Emily -- Sara's way ? Son of his mother -- The education of Betty -- In her selfless mood -- The conscience case of David Bell -- Only a common fellow and Tannis of the flats. These stories are written for readers of Middle School age. They will also delight older readers reading them for the second or third time.