This novel is a best selling novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Written as fiction for readers of all ages, since the mid-twentieth century. It recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, a young orphan girl sent to a middle-aged brother and sister who have a farm on Prince Edward Island, and who had intended to adopt a boy to help them. The novel recounts how Anne makes her way with the Cuthberts, in school and the town.When Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables, with the abundance of apple blossoms and fields of buttercups, she hopes it's a place she can call home. It's everything she's ever dreamed of! But Anne has a knack for getting herself into all sorts of mischief --She's a unique girl. She's Anne of Green Gables.