Emily Of New Moon by L. M. MontgomeryEmily Of New Moon by L. M. Montgomery

Emily Of New Moon

byL. M. Montgomery

Paperback | September 9, 2014

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Emily Starr never knew what it was to be lonely--until her beloved father died. Now Emily's an orphan, and her snobbish relatives are taking her to live with them at New Moon Farm. Although she's sure she'll never be happy there, Emily deals with her stern aunt Elizabeth and her malicious classmates by using her quick wit and holding her head high.
   Things slowly begin to change for the better when Emily makes some new friends. There's Teddy Kent, who does marvelous drawings; Perry Miller, the hired boy, who's sailed the world with his father yet has never been to school; and above all, Ilse Burnley, a tomboy with a blazing temper. With these wonderful companions at her side and adventures around every corner, Emily begins to find her new home beautiful and fascinating--so much so that she comes to think of herself as Emily of New Moon.
   In this first volume of the celebrated Emily trilogy, Lucy Maud Montgomery draws a more realistic portrait of a young orphan girl's life on early twentieth-century Prince Edward Island.
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) was born in what is now New London, Prince Edward Island, and raised by her grandparents after the death of her mother when she was just two. She worked for a time as a teacher and a journalist, then wrote her first novel, Anne of Green Gables, in the evenings while caring for her grandmother. She went ...
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Title:Emily Of New MoonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.63 × 5.25 × 1.12 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:TundraLanguage:English

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely book Although not as popular or as powerful as Anne of Green Gables, Emily has a charm to her thats undeniable. In terms of appearance the books illustration looks beautiful. As for the content I enjoy the way Emily see's the world and feels nature around her, creating such a poetic experience for the reader that feels real, like coming home.
Date published: 2018-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this edition of Emily of New Moon This is such a pretty edition of Emily. The story and cover artwork are beautiful. It could also be a nice edition for younger readers. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it from page one! L.M. Montgomery had such a talent for beautiful story telling. You can't help but liver her charecters dearly! Emily is passionate, brave and deeply touching. I hope my daughters will read these in a few years!
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I read and fell in love with the author's books when my grandmother bought me Anne of Green Gables. This is a wonderful old-fashioned story with a spunky heroine
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Emily series is good! All of LMM books are just really great!! You can't get books like those anymore. The covers of these new books are not very nice, though!!
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful & spellbinding loved anne of green gables since i was a kid. recently read this and immediately bought the rest of the trilogy
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless! What a spellbinding book of magical places and a heroine named Emily! She's spunky and unusual ; yet inquisitive and sensitive! Her dreams made me want to read it in my sleep!
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite book series I own all of Lucy Maud Montgomeries books, and this series is by far my favourite. I have re-read them over and over again.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read! Although not as good as Anne of Green Gables, this is still a great book by L.M.Montgomery about a bright and imaginative young girl.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enchanting Emily is an enchanting little character, full of hopes and dreams that brim out of the pages and touch the fascinated reader. Refined humour, gentle dreams, and lofty aspirations - ideals shared by people of all times - are given to the reader as a gift from the sweet Emily of the series. My only drawback would be the mysticism that is involved in each of the "Emily" books. Other than that, I found Emily a very relatable character with classic Montgomery magic for good characters, spellbinding plotlines, and cheering chapters! Enjoy if you would care to!
Date published: 2017-07-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Canadian Book Like the Anne stories this one is a story of early Canada in in simpler times. Good for all ages.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A fun read! This book was such a delight to read. Keeping in fashion with Lucy Maud Montgomery's brilliant story telling.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Read Enjoyed it greatly. A great work by LM Montgomery. Still prefer the Anne series but still a good series.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous I enjoyed Emily's series almost as much as Anne's. L.M. Mongomery's books are the best!
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! One of my favourite L.M. Montgomery books--right up there with Anne of Green Gables. Emily learns how much she loves to write through her father's death and dealing with her new family.
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! I would highly recommend this for anyone who enjoyed the Anne of Green Gables series.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Emily of New Moon I love this book! Emily is a brilliant heroine with wonderful adventures. I read Emily's Quest years before reading this one since I already had it and it was wonderful to see where Emily came from and gain understanding into references in the later book. Beautiful.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it I read and enjoyed the Anne of Green Gables series and loved this book just as much. I felt that this book was for older readers but anyone can read it.
Date published: 2016-11-08

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Aunt Elizabeth had a more prosaic idea to account for Emily’s languor and lack of appetite. She had come to the conclusion that Emily’s heavy masses of hair “took from her strength” and that she would be much stronger and better if it were cut off. With Aunt Elizabeth to decide was to act. One morning she coolly informed Emily that her hair was to be “shingled.”Emily could not believe her ears.“You don’t mean that you are going to cut off my hair, Aunt Elizabeth,” she exclaimed.“Yes, I mean exactly that,” said Aunt Elizabeth firmly. “You have entirely too much hair especially for hot weather. I feel sure that is why you have been so miserable lately. Now, I don’t want any crying.”But Emily could not keep the tears back.“Don’t cut it all off,” she pleaded. “Just cut a good big bang. Lots of the girls have their hair banged clean from the crown of their heads. That would take half my hair off and the rest won’t take too much strength.”“There will be no bangs here,” said Aunt Elizabeth. “I’ve told you so often enough. I’m going to shingle your hair close all over your head for the hot weather. You’ll be thankful to me some day for it.”Emily felt anything but thankful just then.“It’s my one beauty,” she sobbed, “it and my lashes. I suppose you want to cut off my lashes too.”Aunt Elizabeth did distrust those long, upcurled fringes of Emily’s, which were an inheritance from the girlish stepmother, and too un-Murray-like to be approved; but she had no designs against them. The hair must go, however, and she curtly bade Emily wait there, without any fuss, until she got the scissors.Emily waited — quite hopelessly. She must lose her lovely hair — the hair her father had been so proud of. It might grow again in time — if Aunt Elizabeth let it — but that would take years, and meanwhile what a fright she would be! Aunt Laura and Cousin Jimmy were out; she had no one to back her up; this horrible thing must happen.Aunt Elizabeth returned with the scissors; they clicked suggestively as she opened them; that click, as if by magic, seemed to loosen something — some strange formidable power in Emily’s soul. She turned deliberately around and faced her aunt. She felt her brows drawing together in an unaccustomed way — she felt an uprush as from unknown depths of some irresistible surge of energy.“Aunt Elizabeth,” she said, looking straight at the lady with the scissors, “my hair is not going to be cut off. Let me hear no more of this.”An amazing thing happened to Aunt Elizabeth. She turned pale — she laid the scissors down — she looked aghast for one moment at the transformed or possessed child before her — and then for the first time in her life Elizabeth Murray turned tail and fled — literally fled — to the kitchen. “What is the matter, Elizabeth?” cried Laura, coming in from the cook-house.“I saw — Father — looking from her face,” gasped Elizabeth, trembling. “And she said, ‘Let me hear no more of this,’ — just as he always said it — his very words.”