"Gracious heavenly Father, I thank Thee for the White
Way of Delight and the Lake of Shining Waters and Bonny
and the Snow Queen. I'm really extremely grateful for
them. And that's all the blessings I can think of just
now to thank Thee for. As for the things I want,
they're so numerous that it would take a great deal of
time to name them all so I will only mention the two
most important. Please let me stay at Green Gables;
and please let me be good-looking when I grow up.
i fell in love with anne shirley at that exact moment. The book took MUCH longer to read than I ever thought it would. it dragged quite a bit, but I'm sure it's mostly just characteristic of Canadian Literature at the time. It is very dense and I would've never gotten through this as a kid, and I was an *avid* reader. The juice is worth the squeeze, or whatever they say.