The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
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.
- 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?"
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