Over the years Anne of Green Gables has been claimed by reactive attachment disorder, bipolar disorder, and PTSD, among other things. Why do we feel the need to diagnose her?
Ever thought about what book you'd spend a ridiculous amount of money on if you won the lottery, came into an inheritance, or found a thumb in a soda can? We have.
What happens when you reread a childhood favorite like Anne of Green Gables with a critical eye to its strengths and weaknesses for today's kid readers?
"Then I got a little older, and these things that I related to in Anne of Green Gables — my 'quirks'— became more troublesome and started to truly disrupt my life."