Lucy Montgomery (1874 - 1942) was a Canadian author best known for her series of books beginning with Anne of Green Gables. Her warm understanding of human nature and a love of the countryside are apparent in her stories. Anne from Anne of Green Gables is growing up. Anne Shirley's world is changing around her--childhood friends are marrying and Anne herself leaves Prince Edward Island for college. She hopes for love, but it seems to elude her. Sequel to "Anne of Avonlea." For grades 5-8 and old readers.