The impulsive, irrepressible heroine of Anne of Green Gables returns in this third book of the popular series. After two years as the local schoolmarm, Anne's ready for college. Although it's hard to venture away from Prince Edward Island, an exciting world awaits in Nova Scotia, promising the thrills of study and scholarship, adventures with friends old and new, and a dash of romance and heartbreak. Anne's not alone on her journey; Gilbert Blythe, a childhood friend who is in love with Anne, is going to Redmond College, too. Other kindred spirits await on campus, including funny, forthright Philippa Gordon, who shares a darling cottage with Anne and two other chums, their sassy housekeeper, and a spirited stray cat. Four eventful years find Anne writing a prize-winning story, struggling to pay for her education—and perhaps meeting the man of her dreams. She also discovers the true nature of love.