Anne of Avonlea

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Anne of Avonlea  (1909) 
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne of Avonlea is a novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. It was first published in 1909. Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables, as well new ones like Mr Harrison, Miss Lavendar Lewis, Paul Irving, and the twins Dora and Davy. — Excerpted from Anne of Avonlea on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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ANNE OF AVONLEA

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

To
my former teacher
HATTIE GORDON SMITH
in grateful remembrance of her
sympathy and encouragement.



Flowers spring to blossom where she walks
The careful ways of duty,
Our hard, stiff lines of life with her
Are flowing curves of beauty.
—WHITTIER

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1942, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.