In 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery published this classic story of an eleven-year-old orphan sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm. Diane invites you to join the discussion about the indelible impression Anne makes on everyone around her and on readers for the past hundred years.

Guests

  • Jennifer Holm a two-time Newbery Honor winner and a New York Times bestselling children's author. Her books include "Our Only May Amelia," "Penny From Heaven," and the "Babymouse" graphic novel series.
  • Jack Zipes Professor of English and Director of the Children's Literature Program at the University of Minnesota and author of the introduction to the Modern Library Classics edition of "Anne of Green Gables."
  • Pam Spencer Holley past president of the Young Adult Library Services Association and author of the six-volume series "What Do Children and Young Adults Read Next?"

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Readers Review: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.

Campaign Spending On State Judicial Elections

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014Campaign spending has reached new heights in some state judicial elections. Please join us to talk about the growing need to raise and spend money in judicial elections and how this spending may affect judicial integrity and public confidence.