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May 01, 1983
| ISBN 9780553262148
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Nov 25, 2014
| ISBN 9781770497481
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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May 01, 1983 | ISBN 9780553262148 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Nov 25, 2014 | ISBN 9781770497481 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Emily Starr was born with the desire to write. As an orphan living on New Moon Farm, writing helped her face the difficult, lonely times. But now all her friends are going away to high school in nearby Shrewsbury, and her old-fashioned, tyrannical aunt Elizabeth will only let her go if she promises to stop writng! All the same, this is the first step in Emily’s climb to success. Once in town, Emily’s activities set the Shrewsbury gossips buzzing. But Emily and her friends are confident – Ilse’s a born actress, Teddy’s set to be a great artist, and roguish Perry has the makings of a brilliant lawyer. When Emily has her poems published and writes for the town newspaper, success seems to be on its way — and with it the first whispers of romance. Then Emily is offered a fabulous opportunity, and she must decide if she wants to change her life forever.
Emily Starr was born with the desire to write. As an orphan living on New Moon Farm, she was able to face the difficult, lonely times more easily because of her writing. But now her tyrannical aunt Elizabeth won’t let her go to high school in nearby Shrewsbury unless she stops. Not one word of fiction until she graduates. At first, Emily can’t imagine a life without stories, but soon she comes to see her aunt’s restriction as an opportunity to expand her writing skills. When she has some poems published and begins writing for the town’s newspaper, it’s the first step in her climb to success–and it brings with it the first hints of romance as well. Then Emily is offered a fabulous opportunity, and she must decide if she wants to change her life forever.
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) was born in the village of Clifton (now New London) on Prince Edward Island in Canada. She was brought up by her grandparents after her mother died when she was two. Later her father moved away… More about L. M. Montgomery
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