Avonlea before Anne with an "E"
Before the little redheaded chatterbox came to stay at Green Gables, there was Marilla. Not Marilla the staunch mother-figure to Anne, but Marilla the person, Marilla the little girl, full of wonder and words and curiosity herself. That is the story contained within the pages of Marilla of Green Gables, by Sarah McCoy. The story starts when Marilla and Matthew are just children, Matthew helping in the fields and Mariilla lending a hand to her mother, who is expecting another