A century ago, with the publication of the classic book Anne of Green Gables, one of the most appealing heroines in childrens literature was born. Of course, fans wanted a sequel, and here it is. When twelve-year-old Anne Shirley came to Avonlea, she quickly won everyones heart.
Now, shes five years older, almost a woman, and about to embark on a new adventure becoming the teacher in her old Avonlea school. Its an exciting year as Anne struggles to win over all her students, welcomes two new members to her family, and feels the first stirrings of love. In this sequel to Anne of Green Gables, teenage Anne Shirley becomes a schoolteacher in a small village on Prince Edward Island.