Ana of California

A modern take on the classic coming-of-age novel, inspired by Anne of Green Gables.

By Andi Teran Read by Andi Teran Family Life / Fiction / Literary English, Unabridged 8h 47m Sell Sheet Also available on
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7 Audio CDs Tue Jun 30 00:00:00 UTC 2015 59.99 47.99 9781681411927 Add to Cart
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Description
							In the grand tradition of Anne of Green Gables, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Andi Teran’s captivating debut novel offers a contemporary twist on a beloved classic. Fifteen-year-old orphan Ana Cortez has just blown her last chance with a foster family. It’s a group home next - unless she agrees to leave East Los Angeles for a farm trainee program in Northern California. When she first arrives, Ana can’t tell a tomato plant from a blackberry bush, and Emmett Garber is skeptical that this slight city girl can be any help on his farm. His sister Abbie, however, thinks Ana might be just what they need. Ana comes to love Garber Farm, and even Emmett has to admit that her hard work is an asset. But when she inadvertently stirs up trouble in town, Ana is afraid she might have ruined her last chance at finding a place to belong.
Reviews

"Teran captures Ana's spunk and determination as she faces closed-minded adults as well as teen issues such as drug use, gangs, and sexual orientation. An especially nice touch is Teran's gift with Spanish accents and words." - AudioFile

"Listeners will want to finish this charming debut in one sitting." - School Library Journal (audio review)

"...dubbed a modern take on the classic Anne of Green Gables, and offers plenty of nods to the original while standing alone as it’s own unique work." - Sound Commentary