HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘A tall, slim girl, ‘half-past sixteen’, with serious gray eyes and hair which her friends called auburn…’ Anne Shirley, now a young woman, is a new teacher at Avonlea School. As she learns to cope with the ups and downs of life, she is accompanied by some familiar faces, as well as new friends: the twins Davy and Dora, Mr. Harrison and his foul-mouthed parrot Ginger. With fiery red hair and an adventurous attitude, our vivacious heroine cannot stop getting herself into yet more scrapes. First published in 1909, Anne of Avonlea is the delightful second chapter in the popular Anne of Green Gables series.