Emily Climbs

Emily Climbs

Book - 1983
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Emily Starr was born with the desire to write. As an orphan living on New Moon Farm, writing helped her face the difficult, lonely times. But now all her friends are going away to high school in nearby Shrewsbury, and her old-fashioned, tyrannical aunt Elizabeth will only let her go if she promises to stop writing! All the same, this is the first step in Emily's climb to success. Once in town, Emily's activities set the Shrewsbury gossips buzzing. When Emily has her poems published and writes for the town newspaper, success seems to be on its way--and with it the first whispers of romance.
Publisher: Toronto : Seal Books, ©1983.
Copyright Date: ©1924
ISBN: 9780770420321
Characteristics: 325 pages ;,18 cm.


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Aug 02, 2017

Emily Climbs is the second novel of Emily’s story and it is a decent approach, to say the most. Emily has grown up and wants a good education; thus with much struggle she is allowed to study; but there is a catch. She must live with her mean Aunt Ruth while pursuing her education! So continues the ambitious journey of Emily as she travels amongst a ban from writing fiction, school plays, and all typical Shrewsbury trouble that seems that to follow Emily everywhere she goes. Friendships are lost and created in this middle installment of the series and it is proven that unlike Anne, Emily will not instantly make a place in her heart because she is anything but perfect. But at the same time, Emily is such a bright and intelligently portrayed character that you can’t help but place a hold on the last book. I also love how easy it is to relate to Emily because she is being displayed as real and raw as a young girl growing up. Rating 4/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Chapel_Hill_MarthaW Jul 31, 2016

Emily Starr is not Anne Shirley -- that's apparent in the first book in this trilogy, but I feel like it's a fact that's really driven home in this, the middle installment. Emily has more of an edge than Anne does -- she is not going to, Anne-like, win everyone over with her sunny outlook on life. She can be sarcastic, she can occasionally be mean -- and I like her all the more for it. This is a lovely story of growing up -- one that I really think I appreciate more now as an adult than I did when I first read this as a kid.

Kereesa Nov 30, 2015

Emily is my love.

Agak Tong
May 29, 2015

this a is very good nobel to read.

May 02, 2015

It's good, and it makes you want to keep reading and reading📖😀

chenqiaofang Nov 10, 2014

love the new cover; it makes people want to read it more

Mar 09, 2013

Adore this book series!

Mar 08, 2013

Amazing book series! I only wish it was more popular.

Jun 21, 2012

Very good book about Emily growing up and figuring out who she is .

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May 02, 2015

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Jun 21, 2012

smoky9 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 17


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