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One of the best-loved children's/young adult authors, Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on November 30, 1874 in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of Hugh John and Clara Woolner. After attending Prince of Wales College and Dalhouse College in Halifax, she became a certified teacher, eventually teaching in Bideford, Prince Edward Island. She also served as an assistant at the post office and as a writer for the local newspaper, The Halifax Daily Echo. Best known for her Anne of Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables books, Montgomery received many high honors. She was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1923 and a Canadian stamp commemorates Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables. In addition, various museums dedicated to the book series and Montgomery's life dot Prince Edward Island. The books in the Anne series follow the growth and adventures of a red-haired, spritely, high-spirited and imaginative orphan named Anne who lives on Prince Edward Island. The success of these books rested in Montgomery's ability to vividly recollect childhood and her easy storytelling ability. They are tremendously popular to this day and have been translated into more than 35 languages and adapted as movies and PBS television productions. On July 5, 1911, L.M. Montgomery married Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian minister, and the marriage produced three children. She died on April 24, 1942. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Anne of Green Gables 24,650 copies, 504 reviews
Anne of Avonlea 10,675 copies, 126 reviews
Anne of the Island 9,076 copies, 101 reviews
Anne of Windy Poplars 7,102 copies, 60 reviews
Anne's House of Dreams 7,054 copies, 62 reviews
Anne of Ingleside 6,009 copies, 36 reviews
Rilla of Ingleside 5,297 copies, 56 reviews
Rainbow Valley 5,195 copies, 38 reviews
Emily of New Moon 3,575 copies, 61 reviews
Emily Climbs 2,645 copies, 33 reviews
Emily's Quest 2,525 copies, 32 reviews
The Blue Castle 2,517 copies, 101 reviews
Chronicles of Avonlea 1,952 copies, 18 reviews
Further Chronicles of Avonlea 1,511 copies, 10 reviews
The Story Girl 1,495 copies, 24 reviews
Jane of Lantern Hill 1,286 copies, 30 reviews
The Golden Road 1,104 copies, 20 reviews
Kilmeny of the Orchard 1,058 copies, 25 reviews
Pat of Silver Bush 1,057 copies, 16 reviews
Magic for Marigold 999 copies, 15 reviews
Mistress Pat 958 copies, 22 reviews
A Tangled Web 940 copies, 17 reviews
The Road to Yesterday 795 copies, 10 reviews
Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea 629 copies, 8 reviews
The Doctor's Sweetheart 389 copies, 7 reviews
At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales 354 copies, 8 reviews
The Blythes Are Quoted 244 copies, 11 reviews
Summer Shenanigans (The Story Girl) (Based on novels by) 26 copies
The Way to Slumbertown 11 copies, 2 reviews
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A Christmas Inspiration 3 copies, 1 review
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The Letters 2 copies
Emily 2 copies
Gubanc 1 copy
Sara 1 copy
Min 1 copy
The Journey Begins (Road to Avonlea Series, Book 1) (Based on the novels by) 204 copies
Anne of Green Gables [1985 film] (Original novel; Original book) 203 copies, 2 reviews
The Story Girl Earns Her Name (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 162 copies
Anne of Avonlea [1987 film] (Original book) 149 copies
Song of the Night (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 143 copies
L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables (Author) 114 copies, 2 reviews
The Materializing of Duncan McTavish (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 104 copies
Quarantine at Alexander Abraham's (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 91 copies
Anne of Green Gables (Radio Theatre Adaptation) (Based on the novel by) 58 copies
Anne of Green Gables: Pop-Up Dolls House (Children's English) (Based on the novels by) 53 copies, 1 review
Felicity's Challenge (Based on the novels by) 53 copies
Conversions (Based on the novels by) 50 copies
Malcolm and the Baby (Based on the novels by) 48 copies
The Canadian Children's Treasury (Contributor) 41 copies
The Hope Chest of Arabella King (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 39 copies
Imagining Anne 39 copies
Sara's Homecoming (Based on the novels by) 39 copies
Aunt Abigail's Beau (Based on the novels by) 36 copies
The King Cousins (The Story Girl) (Based on novels by) 35 copies
Family Rivalry (Based on the novels by) 31 copies
The Unseen: Scary Stories (Contributor) 30 copies
A Dark and Stormy Night (Based on the novels by) 28 copies
Nothing Endures But Change (Based on the novels by) 26 copies
Winds of Change (The Story Girl) (Based on the novel by) 24 copies
It's Just a Stage (Based on the novels by) 23 copies
Aunt Hetty's Ordeal (Road to Avonlea #13) (Based on the novels by) 22 copies
Felix and Blackie (Based on the novels by) 22 copies
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons (Contributor) 21 copies
Dreamer of Dreams (Based on the novels by) 19 copies
Dreams, Schemes, and Mysteries (Based on novels by) 19 copies
The Avonlea Album (Based on the novels by) 19 copies
May the Best Man Win (Based on the novels by) 19 copies
Winter on the Island (The Story Girl) (Based on the novels by) 18 copies
Misfits and Miracles (Based on the novels by) 18 copies
Anne of Green Gables Coloring Book (Based on the novels by) 17 copies
Wedding Wishes and Woes (The Story Girl) (Based on novels by) 17 copies
Old Quarrels, Old Love (Based on the novels by) 17 copies
Measles, Mischief and Mishaps (Based on novels by) 17 copies
Anne of Green Gables : A Musical (Based on the novel by) 16 copies
Midnight Madness and Mayhem (Based on the novel by) 16 copies
The Ties That Bind (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 16 copies
Double Trouble (Based on the novels by) 15 copies
Vows of Silence (Road to Avonlea) (Based on the novels by) 14 copies
But When She Was Bad, She Was Horrid (Based on the novels by) 13 copies
Anne of Green Gables (Baker's Plays) (Based on the novel by) 13 copies
Emily of New Moon: The Complete First Season (Based on the novel by) 12 copies
Friends and Relations (Based on the novels by) 8 copies
The Journey Begins / The Story Girl Earns Her Name (Based on the novels by) 8 copies
Emily of New Moon: The Complete Series (Original book) 7 copies, 1 review
Anne of Green Gables Birthday Book (Based on the novels by) 7 copies
Emily of New Moon: The Complete Second Season (Based on the novel by) 6 copies
Lantern Hill [1990 film] (Original novel) 6 copies
Emily of New Moon: The Complete Third Season (Based on the novel by) 6 copies
Old Friends, Old Wounds (Road to Avonlea #29) (Based on the novels by) 3 copies
Anne of Avonlea [1975 TV miniseries] (Original book) 3 copies
Anne of Green Gables [1934 film] (Original book) 2 copies
Felicity's Challenge / Hope chest of Arabella King (Based on the novels by) 2 copies
Nothing Endures But Change / Sara's Homecoming (Based on the novels by) 2 copies
Anne of Green Gables Address Book (Based on the novels by) 2 copies
Quarantine at Alexander Abraham's / Conversions (Based on the novels by) 2 copies
Aunt Abigail's Beau / Malcolm and the Baby (Based on the novels by) 2 copies
Anne Of Green Gables Holiday Diary (Based on the novels by) 1 copy

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