The beloved classic story from L.M. Montgomery of the orphan who captured readers’ hearts around the world now includes an excerpt from Sarah McCoy’s novel Marilla of Green Gables a bold, heartfelt tale of life at Green Gables . . . before Anne.Marilla and Mathew Cuthbert had planned to adopt a boy to help out around Green Gables farm. But waiting for Mathew at the train station is freckle-faced, red-headed Anne Shirley a talkative eleven-year-old orphan with a heart full of dreams and a desperate longing for a home.From the moment Anne arrives, Green Gables will be transformed forever.