Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Anne is an eleven year old girl who gets adopted by middle aged Mathew and Marilla Cuthbert. Marilla and Mathew wanted to adopt a boy, but instead they got Anne. They are not sure if they should keep Anne, but Anne promises that she will be very good for them. Which is hard for Anne. But Anne soon meets a bosom friend that helps her. The outcome is very good for Anne because she can stay at Green Gables and turns out to be very successful in life.
"Adopted Children Do Worse In School, Despite Having Better Parents" by Olga Khazan. In this article Olga explains how adopted children don't do as well in school as people who have their real parents. It has been proven that children who were adopted throw tantrums more often, don't pay attention in class, and aren't as eager to learn new things. This article is related to "Anne of Green Gables" because Anne doesn't want to learn new things so she doesn't pay attention in class; instead she just stares out the window and imagines things. She is also very sensitive in school and sometimes throws tantrums if she doesn't like what someone says to her. This explains how the book "Anne of Green Gables" is related to the article "Adopted Children Do Worse In School, Despite Having Better Parents."
In the article “How does adoption affect children?” the author explains how children feel after being adopted. She says that most children will feel cross with their parents for leaving them and putting them up for adoption but they can also feel relieved to finally have been adopted. Others feel that they are different from their new family and can't fit in. The book "Anne of Green Gables" is related to this article because Anne is very cross with her parents because she feels like they didn't want her. But she is also very happy to finally get adopted and have a real family. This explains how the article "How Does Adoption Affect Children?" relates to the book "Anne of Green Gables."