Emily of New Moon Author:L. M. Montgomery This early work by Lucy Maud Montgomery was originally published in 1923 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Emily of New Moon' is the first tale in the 'Emily Starr' series, and tells the story of an orphaned girl using her wit and courage to face the harsh world. Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on 30th Novemb... more »er 1874, New London, in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. Her mother, Clara Woolner (Macneil), died before Lucy reached the age of two and so she was raised by her maternal grandparents in a family of wealthy Scottish immigrants. In 1908 Montgomery produced her first full-length novel, titled 'Anne of Green Gables'. It was an instant success, and following it up with several sequels, Montgomery became a regular on the best-seller list and an international household name. Montgomery died in Toronto on 24th April 1942.« less
First book in a trilogy by the author of Anne of Green Gables. In typical L.M. Montgomery fashion, this book has a heroine who is orphaned when her father dies, after which she moves to New Moon farm to stay with family. The trilogy includes all of her adventures. Great for pre-teen or early teen female readers.