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The Works of Louisa May Alcott By Louisa May Alcott
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This collection has all of the following works: A Garland for Girls A Modern Cinderella, or the Little Old Shoe and Other Stories An Old-Fashioned Girl Aunt Jo's Scrap Bag Behind a Mask or a Woman's... More > Power Comic Tragedies Eight Cousins or the Aunt-Hill Rose In Bloom: A Sequel to "Eight Cousins" Flower Fables Hospital Sketches Jack and Jill Little Men Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to "Little Men" Kitty's Class Day and Other Stories Marjorie's Three Gifts May Flowers Moods Mountain-laurel and Maidenhair On Picket Duty, and Other Tales Pauline's Passion and Punishment Shawl-straps: A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-bag Silver Pitchers: And Independence, a Centennial Love Story Spinning-Wheel Stories The Abbot's Ghost or, Maurice Treherne's Temptation The Candy Country The Louisa Alcott Reader: A Supplementary Reader for the Fourth Year of School The Mysterious Key and What It Opened Under the Lilacs Work< Less
Louisa May Alcott, best novels By Louisa May Alcott
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Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents,... More > Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Alcott became even more successful with the publication by the Roberts Brothers of the first part of Little Women: or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy (1868), a semi-autobiographical account of her childhood with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. Part two, or Part Second, also known as Good Wives (1869), followed the March sisters into adulthood and their respective marriages. In this book: Little Women Little Men, Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys Eight Cousins An Old-fashioned Girl Jo's Boys< Less
Flower Fables (Illustrated) By Louisa May Alcott
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Flower Fables consists of different fairy tales by Louisa May Alcott. Children will enjoy meeting fairies, sentient flowers, and other characters. This is a good bedtime storybook which has good... More > morals that children could take away with them.< Less
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is a novel published in 1868 and written by American author Louisa May Alcott. The story concerns the lives and loves of four sisters growing up during the American Civil War. It was... More > based on Alcott's own experiences as a child in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, with her three sisters, Anna, May, and Elizabeth.< Less
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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One of the most popular books ever written about childhood charmingly recounts the homelife of four sisters: literary-minded Jo March; Meg, the older sister who marries a young tutor; fashionable and... More > artistic Amy; and gentle, musically inclined Beth.< Less
Hospital Sketches By Louisa May Alcott
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Based on the letters sent home by Louisa May Alcott while she volunteered as a Union Army nurse.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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"Little Women" is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott. The book was written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House, in Concord, Massachusetts. The novel follows the lives... More > of four sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March—and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. The first volume was an immediate commercial and critical success, prompting the composition of the book's second volume titled "Good Wives", which was successful as well. This book presents the two parts, both "Little Women" and "Good Wives", in one volume. Alcott followed "Little Women" with two sequels, also featuring the March sisters, Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). "Little Women" has been adapted as a play, a musical, an opera, a film, and animation.< Less
HOSPITAL SKETCHES By LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
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"You will have to get a pass from Dr. H., in Temple Place, before I can give you a pass, madam," answered Mc K., as blandly as if he wasn't carrying desolation to my soul. Oh, indeed! why... More > didn't he send me to Dorchester Heights, India Wharf, or Bunker Hill Monument, and done with it? Here I was, after a morning's tramp, down in some place about Dock Square, and was told to step to Temple Place. Nor was that all; he might as well have asked me to catch a hummingbird, toast a salamander, or call on the man in the moon, as find a Doctor at home at the busiest hour of the day. It was a blow; but weariness had extinguished enthusiasm, and resignation clothed me as a garment. I sent Darby for Joan, and doggedly paddled off, feeling that mud was my native element, and quite sure that the evening papers would announce the appearance of the Wandering Jew, in feminine habiliments.< Less
HOSPITAL SKETCHES By LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
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"You will have to get a pass from Dr. H., in Temple Place, before I can give you a pass, madam," answered Mc K., as blandly as if he wasn't carrying desolation to my soul. Oh, indeed! why... More > didn't he send me to Dorchester Heights, India Wharf, or Bunker Hill Monument, and done with it? Here I was, after a morning's tramp, down in some place about Dock Square, and was told to step to Temple Place. Nor was that all; he might as well have asked me to catch a hummingbird, toast a salamander, or call on the man in the moon, as find a Doctor at home at the busiest hour of the day. It was a blow; but weariness had extinguished enthusiasm, and resignation clothed me as a garment. I sent Darby for Joan, and doggedly paddled off, feeling that mud was my native element, and quite sure that the evening papers would announce the appearance of the Wandering Jew, in feminine habiliments.< Less
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888). The book was written in between 1868 and 1869 in Concord, Massachusetts and Boston. The novel follows the lives of four... More > sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March – detailing their passage from childhood to womanhood, and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters Little Women itself “has been read as a romance or as a quest, or both. It has been read as a family drama that validates virtue over wealth.” Little Women has been read “as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well.” Alcott “combines many conventions of the sentimental novel with crucial ingredients of Romantic children’s fiction, creating a new form of which Little Women is a unique model.” Elbert argued that within Little Women can be found the first vision of the “American Girl” and that her multiple aspects are embodied in the differing March sisters.< Less

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