Emily Starr never knew what it was to be lonely — until her beloved father died. Now Emily's an orphan, and her mother's snobbish relatives are taking her to live with them at New Moon Farm. She's sure she won't be happy Emily deals with stiff, stern Aunt Elizabeth and her malicious classmates by holding her head high and using her quick wit. Things begin to change when she makes friends: with Teddy, who does marvelous drawings; with Perry, who's sailed all over the world with his father yet has never been to school; and above all, with Use, a tomboy with a blazing temper. Amazingly, Emily finds New Moon beautiful and fascinating. With new friends and adventures, Emily might someday think of herself as Emily of New Moon.
About the Author
L. M. Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. A prolific writer, she published many short stories, poems and novels but she is best known for Anne of Green Gables and its sequels, inspired by the years she spent on the beautiful Prince Edward Island. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942 and was buried in Cavendish on her beloved island.
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Comments about Emily of New Moon:
I was very happy to be able to purchase a copy of Emily of New Moon for my grand daughter. It was my very favourite book as a young child. I am looking forward now to rereading the series and discussing it with Halle
Series: Children's continuous series
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Number Of Pages: 339
Published: 1st April 1983
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 10.9 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.17