The schedule: Read one book from the series each month, starting in March with Anne of Green Gables and ending in October with book eight, Rilla of Ingleside. With a bonus in November of reading the Chronicles of Avonlea, a book loosely tied to the Anne series.
Can I keep up with Anne's sparky fun loving personality to finish the series in 2013? Follow my progress after the jump.
March - Anne of Green Gables, #1: Anne, a young red-headed orphanage girl is sent to be adopted by the Cuthbert's. Only problem, they wanted a boy to help about the farm. Can Anne win them over and grow up loved at the Green Gables farm?
April - Anne of Avonlea, #2: Anne has grown up to fine young lady in this edition and has become a teacher in the Avonlea school where she grew up.
May - Anne of the Island, #3: Anne is off to college on the island where she meets new friends and does perhaps love enter into her life?
June - Anne of Windy Poplars, #4: Finished with college can Anne adjust to a new life in Windy Poplars? She has accepted the position as principal of Summerside High School, but some of the town does not approve of her, can her sweetness win them over?
July - Anne's House of Dreams, #5: Anne is now married and found her dream house and dream husband. What does this new town and new married life hold in store for Anne?
August - Anne of Ingleside, #6: How quickly time goes; Anne is now living in a new dream house and has five children. Yes, five bustling balls of energy to keep her busy. Do their antics remind her of her childhood fun?
September - Rainbow Valley, #7: Another child has joined the family and with some neighborly help the clan is on a mission to save a runaway orphan from being sent to an orphanage.
October - Rilla of Ingleside, #8: Anne's children are grown now into young adulthood, how does the war and Rilla, the youngest at 15, bringing home an orphaned baby affect the family?
November - Chronicles of Avonlea: This book contains twelve tales about inhabitants from Anne's childhood town of Avonlea.
2013 Progress Made - Month completed in parentheses.
- Anne of Green Gables (March '13)
- Anne of Avonlea (May '13)
- Anne of the Island (June '13)
- Anne of Windy Poplars (July '13)
- Anne's House of Dreams (July '13)
- Anne of Ingleside (September '13)
- Rainbow Valley (December '13)
[Notice: Original posting 2013-12-19 at Plethora of Books Blog: http://bookchallenges.weebly.com]
Tags: 2013 Reads, Projects, Dearly Departed, L.M. Montgomery