"We asked for a boy. Were there no boys at the orphanage?" When
Matthew and Marilla decide to adopt a child to help them at their
farm, Green Gables, they specifically ask for a boy. But when
Matthew goes to Bright River Station to collect the child, he gets
a shock. What do Matthew and Marilla decide to do? Do they keep the
child? Find out more in this much-loved story about childhood and
growing up. Adapted by Nicole Harrick A series of well-known
classic stories by world-famous authors that have been chosen, and
adapted, to appeal to young teenagers. Careful selection of stories
with suitable content and language level has allowed the flavour of
the originals to remain. Reflection boxes throughout the stories
help understanding, and draw links with the students' own lives.
While detailed Before and After Reading activities help and check
understanding. A clear introduction gives information about the
author and the story.