Little Women (Puffin in Bloom) (Hardcover)
Written in the 1800s and still readable and pertinent for audiences today. Four sisters live with their mother in New England while the father is serving in the Civil War. An interesting portrait of period living. Each sister has a variety of personalities, struggles, and dreams. The sisters befriend a wealthy neighbor, two are interested in him as a suitor; he must choose one. There’s so much more to this classic, but not enough space convey it all. Read it for yourself. Settle in and enjoy.— Kristen Gilligan, Co-Owner, Tattered Cover
Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help wondering: Will Father return home safely?
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About the author:
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, and began her writing career at an early age, with short stories for newspapers and magazines. What began as a series of stories in the 1860s became the classic American children's novel we know today as Little Women.