Louisa May Alcott
1) Little Women
2) Little men
Little Men, written by legendary author Louisa May Alcott, is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers.
The lovable Jo March, introduced to us in Little Women, is now married, with two sons of her own and an adopted family of twelve boys. And she couldn't be happier.
Since starting an informal school at Plumfield, Jo and Professor Bhaer provide...
Mujercitas (en inglés, Little Women) es una novela de Louisa May Alcott publicada el 30 de septiembre de 1868, que trata la vida de cuatro niñas que se convierten en mujeres con la Guerra Civil en los Estados Unidos como fondo, entre 1861 y 1865. Está basada en las propias experiencias de la autora cuando era una niña y vivía en la ciudad de Concord, Massachusetts.
Although best known as a writer of fiction who produced such classics as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott lived a fascinating life that included a stint as a Civil War nurse. This collection includes several essays, letters, and other pieces that outline Alcott's experiences serving to the needs of the war wounded. It's a fascinating account that will enthrall Civil War buffs or those with an interest in the history of medical practice.
Though she is now best remembered as the author of the classic novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott was a prolific writer whose talents led her to explore many different genres. Flower Fables is a collection of fairy tales and poetry that Alcott first put together for Ellen, the daughter of American essayist and Transcendentalist thinker Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Fans of Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women will delight in the companion volume Comic Tragedies. Following up on Jo and Meg's love of drama and melodrama, this book presents a series of short plays that the girls are said to have written and staged themselves. It's an exhilarating peek into the vivid imaginations of the March family.
Can't get enough of Little Women? Try Marjorie's Three Gifts, a similarly engaging and heartwarming tale from Louisa May Alcott, the author who brought to life Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, some of the most beloved characters in American literature. This short story incorporates enchanted fairy-tale elements that will please fans of classic fables such as Cinderella.
If you think Louisa May Alcott's oeuvre is limited to feel-good juvenile fiction like Little Women, think again. This accomplished tale of mystery and suspense will leave even the most attentive readers guessing until the last page. It's a must-read for fans of classic mysteries.
Though best known as the creator of beloved tales for young adults such as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott's choice of subjects ranged widely over the course of her creative career. The stories collected in On Picket Duty, and Other Tales focus on a range of social issues that were at the fore in nineteenth-century America.
Whether you're a long-time fan of Louisa May Alcott who is eager to explore more of her oeuvre or a newcomer to her work, the charming stories collected in A Garland of Girls offer a pleasing introduction to the imaginative world of the author best known for writing the beloved novel Little Women. Originally intended for girls and young adults, this collection will bring a smile to the faces of readers of all ages.
Fans of Alcott's work, such as the beloved classic Little Women, will be pleasantly surprised by this fast-paced tale of betrayal and revenge. Although the thriller Pauline's Passion and Punishment has a somewhat darker tone than most of Alcott's other works, it's a satisfying read in which the writer's powers of characterization and plot development are on full display.
Settle in for a cozy holiday-themed read from the author of beloved classics like Little Women. In The Abbot's Ghost, Louisa May Alcott builds on the traditional elements of a Victorian ghost story, pitting a group of well-drawn characters against one another in a thrilling mystery plot. A perfect diversion at Christmas or any time of the year.
Little Men is the sequel to Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women. It tells the story of the children at Jo's school, the Plumfield Estate School. It is followed by the novel Jo's Boys, the third and final novel in the unofficial Little Women trilogy, in which the children introduced in this novel reach adulthood.
Before she went on to attain literary acclaim with beloved novels like Little Women, author Louisa May Alcott grew up in an environment of abject poverty, from which she had to fight to extract herself through years of back-breaking labor. This semi-autobiographical tale recounts Alcott's initiation into the world of work and what that meant as a woman in nineteenth-century America.
20) May Flowers
This story from Little Women author Louisa May Alcott follows a group of young girls who, seeking to expand their horizons, begin to learn more about the world around them and the plight of the downtrodden. Soon, the experiment takes on a life of its own—with consequences no one could have predicted.