Emily Starr is a young girl living in Prince Edward Island, Canada, in the early part of the twentieth century. Her mother passed away when she was a baby, and she lives with her father, a kind but poor writer and dreamer. When tragedy strikes, Emily finds that she must move to New Moon, a farm where her relatives live. Her mother's side of the family is contemptuous of Emily's father and find Emily to be a strange child. Emily is unsure whether she can come to love Aunt Elizabeth, although her Cousin Jimmy and her kind Aunt Laura make New Moon tolerable. Emily's imagination thrives as she meets new friends and enemies and embarks on a number of adventures with the eccentric inhabitants of Prince Edward Island.
This report prepared by A. Antonow