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Charlottetown reading: Japanese "Anne of Green Gables"


July 7, 2009


CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI -- The Confederation Centre Public Library is pleased to announce that Mr. Haruo Matsumaru, Reading Instructor at the ASAHI Culture School in Tokyo, will be giving a Japanese reading of passages from the L.M. Montgomery novel Anne of Green Gables.

Anne in Space

An excerpt of Anne of Green Gables has made a trip that most of us only dream of. Bob Thirsk, a Canadian astronaut who will be spending the next six months on the International Space Station, took a page of the classic book into space with him in honour of Koichi Wakata, a Japanese astronaut also on board the ISS.

Canadian Press Coverage

New Title Release - "100 Years of Anne with an 'e': The Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables"

The Montgomery Theatre

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LMM in Minnesota

Simon Lloyd, Special Collections Librarian at UPEI, recently gave a presentation on "Making Maud Feel at Home: Collecting L.M. Montgomery at the University of Prince Edward Island" to the Kindred Spirit's Literary Society in Minnesota. To see pictures of his visit, and to access the text and slides of Simon's presentation, please visit the Shining Scrolls Online.

2009 Avery Scholarship

The questions for the 2009 Avery Scholarship are now available for interested students and can be found here.

The Avery Scholarship is open to students attending a Prince Edward Island high school who are planning to study English at the University of Prince Edward Island in September 2009.

Shining Scroll Newsletter

The latest edition of the L.M. Montgomery Literary Society's Shining Scroll newsletter is now available! To read it you can go here: Shining Scroll: December 2008, or to read the October edition you can go here: Shining Scroll: October 2008.

L.M. Montgomery Visiting Scholar Position


Featured Book - Imagining Anne

Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery

Twilight Author Inspired by Anne

One of the current bestseller phenomenon's is the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer. The series has grabbed the attention of young female readers in particular (something in common with the books of LMM) and led to a major new motion picture. What would be the common thread between the Anne series and a romance series about vampires? According to Meyer:


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