Akin to Anne: Tales of Other Orphans by L.M. Montgomery, Rea Wilmshurst

Akin to Anne: Tales of Other Orphans

L.M. Montgomery, Rea Wilmshurst

fiction classics short stories young adult emotional reflective sad slow-paced

202 pages | first published 1988

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In this collection of "lost" stories, L.M. Montgomery presents charming and poignant tales of orphans and children brought up by unloving families but who eventually find warmth and caring in homes of their own. An enchanting collection of 19 stor...
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hopeful 66%
lighthearted 66%
emotional 33%
inspiring 33%
reflective 33%


medium 66%
fast 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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