Emily of New Moon Book Summary and Study Guide

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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.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Aunt Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Loss of...    -   father

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can see into the future Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Island?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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