Jane Victoria Stuart, called Victoria by her family, lives in Toronto with her mother, grandmother, and aunt. Her grandmother is very strict and Jane does not like having to live with her and wishes she could escape. Jane's only friend is Josephine Turner – Jody, an orphan who lives and works as a servant at the boardinghouse next door. One day, a letter from her estranged father arrives, asking that Jane stay with him for the summer on the Island. Jane is very reluctant about going, but eventually she decides to do it. She meets her father for the first time and loves him from the start. The two buy a little house on Lantern Hill, Jane takes on the role of housekeeper and soon becomes friends with all the neighbors. Upon returning next summer, she has many other adventures... Content: JANE OF LANTERN HILL THE ALPINE PATH: THE STORY OF MY CAREER (Memoirs of Lucy Maud Montgomery) Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels with Anne of Green Gables, an orphaned girl, mistakenly sent to a couple, who had intended to adopt a boy. Anne novels made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 530 short stories, 500 poems, and 30 essays. Most of the novels were set in Prince Edward Island, and locations within Canada's smallest province became a literary landmark and popular tourist site.