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15 Canadian young adult books Anne Shirley would love

Anne premiered on CBC on Sunday, March 19, 2017.

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, CBC premiered Anne, a new series based on L.M. Montgomery's classic children's novel Anne of Green Gables

Inspired by Anne Shirley's trademark boldness and quirky charm, we've curated a list of contemporary Canadian YA novels with brave, spirited heroines we think Anne would love.

Cary Fagan was shortlisted for the 2013 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. (Penguin Random House Canada/Marvel/From Tundra Books)
A Day of Signs and Wonders, is inspired by the childhood of artist Emily Carr (Groundwood Books/HarperCollins Canada/HarperCollins)
Plain Kate was the winner of the 2011 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. (Scholastic Canada/Thistledown Press/Razorbill Canada)
The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks is the first instalment of her Nameless City Trilogy. (Kids Can Press/First Second Press/Deeya Publishing)
Barbara Smucker received the Vicky Metcalf Award for a distinguished body of writing in 1988. (Puffin Canada/Inanna Press/Groundwood Books)

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