Anne of Green Gables Author:L.M. Montgomery "THERE HAS BEEN A TERRIBLE MISTAKE!" — Once there was a little house called green Gable, in a little town called Avonlea, on a little island off the coast of Canada. It was the prettiest, most perfect place in the whole world-at east Anne thought so, the first time she saw it. — And just think, it was to be her new home! Or was it? — ?There?s bee... more »n a terrible mistake,? said the lady on the porch, when she saw the skinny, little red-headed girl carrying a suitcase.
?A mistake?? Anne gulped.
?You?re a girl!? The lay said. ?We asked for the orphanage to send us a boy.?
Anne dropped her suitcase and burst into tears. ?I might have known,? she cried. ?Nobody ever did want me! I might have known it was all too beautiful to last!?« less