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Jul 05, 1994
| ISBN 9780679861751
| 6-9 years
Dec 01, 2010
| ISBN 9780307758408
| 6-9 years
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Jul 05, 1994 | ISBN 9780679861751 | 6-9 years
Dec 01, 2010 | ISBN 9780307758408 | 6-9 years
This timeless classic is now an easy-to-read chapter book!The four March sisters–Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo–share the joys and sorrows of growing up while their father is away at war. The family is poor in worldly goods, but rich in love and character.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadIt is no surprise that Little Women, the adored classic of four devoted sisters, was loosely based on Louisa May Alcott’s own life. In fact, Alcott drew from her own personality to create a heroine unlike any seen before: Jo, willful, headstrong, and undoubtedly the backbone of the March family. Follow the sisters from innocent adolescence to sage adulthood, with all the joy and sorrow of life in between, and fall in love with them and this endearing story. Praised by Madeleine Stern as “a book on the American home, and hence universal in its appeal,” Little Women has been an avidly read tale for generations.
Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1832, the second of four daughters of Abigail May Alcott and Bronson Alcott, the prominent Transcendentalist thinker and social reformer. Raised in Concord, Massachusetts, and educated by her father, Alcott early on… More about Louisa May Alcott
"The American female myth."—Madelon Bedell
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