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Oh, Marilla!

My ten-year-old and I have been having a grand old time reading aloud Anne of Green Gables at bedtime. Himself a rather high-spirited, rambunctious, and imaginative child, my kid LOL’d at the liniment in the cake scene, the drunk Diana debacle, Gilbert Blythe’s near-fatal “carrots” error, and even the puffed sleeves...
      

Carrots, carrots

Is anyone else starting to look like a children's book character? Photo credit to the seven-year-old. See also "Why is it always the redhead? —or— How to use stock photos sparingly." And to read about a real character see Roger Is Reading a Book....
      

A is for Avonlea: Anne of Green Gables board books

When books “Inspired by Anne of Green Gables” enter the office, I take notice (as I’m often inspired by AoGG myself). So when two Anne-based board books, Anne’s Colors and Anne’s Numbers by Kelly Hill (Tundra, May 2018) showed up, I had to pore over them.Anne’s Colors has more for...
      

Review of House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomery

House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomeryby Liz Rosenberg; illus. by Julie MorstadMiddle School, High School    Candlewick    339 pp.    g6/18    978-0-7636-6057-4    $17.99The author best known for Anne of Green Gables left behind extensive letters and journals; Rosenberg has gathered information from these and other sources to create a...
      

Anne with an E series review

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“Were those women — Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Hammond — good to you?” asked Marilla, looking at Anne out of the corner of her eye.“O-o-o-h,” faltered Anne…”Oh, they meant to be — I know they meant to be just as good and kind as possible.” —Anne of Green Gables chapter...
      

L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables TV movie review

Let’s start with what Breakthrough Entertainment’s L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables does right. This adaptation, which first aired in Canada back in February but was released stateside over Thanksgiving weekend, does hit a lot of favorite moments from the book, particularly its early chapters. Anne (Ella Ballentine) arrives in...
      

I Never Met a Fiction I Didn’t Like: Characters Creeping into Reality, from the March Sisters to Simon Snow

When @Call_Me_Gil started flirting with @AnneWith_An_E on Twitter, their followers took to calling them “Shirbert.”Yes, that’s two contemporary (fictional) young adults named Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe, no realer than the L. M. Montgomery characters who first appeared widely in 1908. In this modern-day webseries re-imagining, Anne (as played by...
      

>Matthew insists on puffed sleeves

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>and Anne her e. But what's the difference between gray and grey?...
      

>When Frog and Toad Are More Than Friends

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>Who needs old closet case Dumbledore when Claire has put together a first-class list of out-n-proud GLBTQ-and-sometimes-Y fiction?I've got an editorial in the upcoming Horn Book about the outing of Dumbledore, who in fact joins a long line of characters who coulda-woulda-shoulda be gay if the reader so inclines--like Shakespeare...
      

>Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves

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>There's been some discussion recently about blogging and inclusivity that came to mind when I read this article Martha showed me about kids and their cliques. Marion Hawthorne lives.As Monica Edinger pointed out in the post linked above, it's not just kids. As Barbara Grizzuti Harrison wrote of her adolescence...

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