Little Women

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Little Women

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1534462228

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

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Book Summary: Now a major motion picture starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, and Meryl Streep! Discover Louisa May Alcott’s enchanting tale of the March sisters for yourself with this beautiful keepsake edition of Little Women! The quintessential American story, Little Women captured readers’ hearts right from the start. A bestseller from the time it was originally published in 1868, it is the tale of the March sisters: Meg, Beth, Jo, and Amy. The four girls couldn’t be more different, but with their father fighting in the Civil War and their mother supporting the family, the sisters will have to rely on each other as they grow up and grow together, experiencing love, loss, and the importance of family. Louisa May Alcott recreates her own family’s dramatic, comic, and sometimes tragic experiences in this heartfelt novel that has been celebrated and shared for generations—and this unabridged edition will continue to be shared for years to come.


Little Women : Om Illustrated Classics

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Little Women : Om Illustrated Classics

Author: Louisa M Alcott

Publisher: Om Books International

ISBN: 9382607153

Genre:

Page: 240

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Book Summary: Little Women is the story of how the four sisters Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth grow up, find love and their place in the world under the loving and watchful eyes of their beloved Marmee. The little women together with their mother keep the home fires burning while their preacher father serves with the Union army during the American Civil War. The family struggles to make ends meet, with the help of their kind and wealthy neighbour, Mr. Laurence, and his highspirited grandson Laurie. The book shows how in all times, love and hope are the most faithful companions when all else fails. Honest and true intentions are really the most valuable possessions one can have. The novel emphasises the beauty of simplicity and the importance of small


Little Women and Werewolves

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Little Women and Werewolves

Author: Louisa May Alcott,Porter Grand

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0345522621

Genre: Fiction

Page: 416

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Book Summary: A literary landmark—the original, suppressed draft of the classic novel! Little Women is a timeless classic. But Louisa May Alcott’s first draft—before her editor sunk his teeth into it—was even better. Now the original text has at last been exhumed. In this uncensored version, the March girls learn some biting lessons, transforming from wild girls into little women—just as their friends and neighbors transform into vicious, bloodthirsty werewolves! Here are tomboy Jo, quiet Beth, ladylike Amy, and good-hearted Meg, plus lovable neighbor Laurie Laurence, now doomed to prowl the night on all fours, maiming and devouring the locals. As the Civil War rages, the girls learn the value of being kind, the merits of patience and grace, and the benefits of knowing a werewolf who can disembowel your teacher. By turns heartwarming and blood-curdling, this rejuvenated classic will be cherished and treasured by those who love a lesson in virtue almost as much as they enjoy a good old-fashioned dismemberment. Includes the original letter from Alcott’s editor, telling her not to even think about it!


Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Author: Anne Boyd Rioux

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393254747

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

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Book Summary: On its 150th anniversary, discover the story of the beloved classic that has captured the imaginations of generations. Soon after publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women became an enormous bestseller and one of America’s favorite novels. Its popularity quickly spread throughout the world, and the book has become an international classic. When Anne Boyd Rioux read the novel in her twenties, she had a powerful reaction to the story. Through teaching the book, she has seen the same effect on many others. In Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, Rioux recounts how Louisa May Alcott came to write Little Women, drawing inspiration for it from her own life. Rioux also examines why this tale of family and community ties, set while the Civil War tore America apart, has resonated through later wars, the Depression, and times of changing opportunities for women. Alcott’s novel has moved generations of women, many of them writers: Simone de Beauvoir, J. K. Rowling, bell hooks, Cynthia Ozick, Jane Smiley, Margo Jefferson, and Ursula K. Le Guin were inspired by Little Women, particularly its portrait of the iconoclastic young writer, Jo. Many have felt, as Anna Quindlen has declared, “Little Women changed my life.” Today, Rioux sees the novel’s beating heart in Alcott’s portrayal of family resilience and her honest look at the struggles of girls growing into women. In gauging its current status, Rioux shows why Little Women remains a book with such power that people carry its characters and spirit throughout their lives.


Little Women: The Official Movie Companion

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Little Women: The Official Movie Companion

Author: Gina McIntyre

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683357604

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

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Book Summary: Go behind-the-scenes with the March sisters in this official companion to the major motion picture adaptation of Little Women, written and directed by Academy Award nominated director Greta Gerwig. Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic comes to life in Greta Gerwig’s 2019 film, and this stunning guide details the making of the major motion picture, with an all-star cast featuring Timothée Chalamet, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Louis Garrel, James Norton, Bob Odenkirk, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen, Meryl Streep, and Emma Watson. Learn about the history that led to Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel and the modern vision that brought these cherished characters to life for a new generation. Take a look at how the film was made in an insider’s guide packed with cast and crew interviews, photos of the real-life locations that were transformed into iconic sets for the film, and recipes that bring the flavors of 19th century New England to life. Featuring lavish full color photos of the set, actors perfecting their craft, detailed images of key props, and more, this companion is a must-have both for fans of the film and Alcott’s original masterpiece.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Bantam Classics

ISBN: 0553904094

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 560

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Book Summary: Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read It 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.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683357590

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Book Summary: Discover Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel—now featuring gorgeous photos from Greta Gerwig’s big-screen adaptation--in this stunning keepsake reproduction of the book as seen in the film! Readers have been falling for the timeless story of sisters Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they navigate hardship and adventure in post-Civil War Concord, Massachusetts, for more than 150 years. This new keepsake edition of the classic novel is illustrated throughout with gorgeous black-and-white photos from the film adaptation written for the screen and directed by Greta Gerwig, and starring Timothée Chalamet, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Louis Garrel, James Norton, Bob Odenkirk, Florence Pugh, Saoirse Ronan, Eliza Scanlen, Meryl Streep, and Emma Watson, perfect for a new generation of fans. It is the ultimate introduction to Lousia May’s Alcott’s classic tale as well as a must-have keepsake for fans of the film.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1524704733

Genre: Fiction

Page: 560

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Book Summary: A beautiful new Deluxe Edition of Alcott's beloved novel, with a foreword by National Book Award-winning author and musician Patti Smith. Nominated as one of America’s most-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Little Women is recognized as one of the best-loved classic children's stories, transcending the boundaries of time and age, making it as popular with adults as it is with young readers. The beloved story of the March girls is a classic American feminist novel, reflecting the tension between cultural obligation and artistic and personal freedom. But which of the four March sisters to love best? For every reader must have their favorite. Independent, tomboyish Jo; delicate, loving Beth; pretty, kind Meg; or precocious and artistic Amy, the baby of the family? The charming story of these four "little women" and their wise and patient mother Marmee enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England was an instant success when first published in 1868 and has been adored for generations.


Little Men

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Little Men

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1534462252

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Book Summary: Look out for Little Women—now a major motion picture starring Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, and Meryl Streep! Louisa May Alcott’s enchanting tale of Jo March continues with this beautiful collector’s edition of Little Men, the third novel in the Little Women Collection! Following the sequel Good Wives, the third book of the series picks up where the story left off, as the now-married Jo has opened a school for boys in her late aunt’s estate of Plumfield—one where pillow fights are allowed and the boys are encouraged to be themselves. But when orphaned street musician Nat Blake arrives and the boys’ mischief-making gets out of control, Jo and her family’s lives are turned upside down. Funny and heartwarming, this third installment of the Little Women series furthers the story of the March sisters while introducing new and just as captivating characters. Little Men quickly became popular at the time of publication and has become a beloved classic, inspiring numerous TV and film adaptations.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316489263

Genre: Fiction

Page: 528

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Book Summary: The beautiful 150th anniversary edition of Louisa May Alcott's classic tale of the four March sisters, featuring new illustrations and an introduction by New York Times bestselling author J. Courtney Sullivan For generations, children around the world have come of age with Louisa May Alcott's March girls: hardworking eldest sister Meg, headstrong, impulsive Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. With their father away at war, and their loving mother Marmee working to support the family, the four sisters have to rely on one another for support as they endure the hardships of wartime and poverty. We witness the sisters growing up and figuring out what role each wants to play in the world, and, along the way, join them on countless unforgettable adventures. Readers young and old will fall in love with this beloved classic, at once a lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life and a feminist novel about young women defying society's expectations.


So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix

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So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix

Author: Bethany C. Morrow

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1250761220

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

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Book Summary: Four young Black sisters come of age during the American Civil War in So Many Beginnings, a warm and powerful YA remix of the classic novel Little Women, by national bestselling author Bethany C. Morrow. North Carolina, 1863. As the American Civil War rages on, the Freedpeople's Colony of Roanoke Island is blossoming, a haven for the recently emancipated. Black people have begun building a community of their own, a refuge from the shadow of the "old life." It is where the March family has finally been able to safely put down roots with four young daughters: Meg, a teacher who longs to find love and start a family of her own. Jo, a writer whose words are too powerful to be contained. Beth, a talented seamstress searching for a higher purpose. Amy, a dancer eager to explore life outside her family's home. As the four March sisters come into their own as independent young women, they will face first love, health struggles, heartbreak, and new horizons. But they will face it all together. Praise for So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix "Morrow’s ability to take the lingering stain of slavery on American history and use it as a catalyst for unbreakable love and resilience is flawless. That she has remixed a canonical text to do so only further illuminates the need to critically question who holds the pen in telling our nation’s story." —Booklist, starred review "Bethany C. Morrow's prose is a sharpened blade in a practiced hand, cutting to the core of our nation's history. ... A devastatingly precise reimagining and a joyful celebration of sisterhood. A narrative about four young women who unreservedly deserve the world, and a balm for wounds to Black lives and liberty." —Tracy Deonn, New York Times-bestselling author of Legendborn "A tender and beautiful retelling that will make you fall in love with the foursome all over again." —Tiffany D. Jackson, New York Times-bestselling author of White Smoke and Grown


The Annotated Little Women (The Annotated Books)

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The Annotated Little Women (The Annotated Books)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393248828

Genre: Fiction

Page: 736

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Book Summary: The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Louisa May Alcott illuminates the world of Little Women and its author. Since its publication in 1868–69, Little Women, perhaps America’s most beloved children’s classic, has been handed down from mother to daughter for generations. It has been translated into more than fifty languages and inspired six films, four television shows, a Broadway musical, an opera, and a web series. This lavish, four-color edition features over 220 curated illustrations, including stills from the films, stunning art by Norman Rockwell, and iconic illustrations by children’s-book illustrators Alice Barber Stevens, Frank T. Merrill, and Jessie Wilcox Smith. Renowned Alcott scholar John Matteson brings his expertise to the book, to the March family it creates, and to the Alcott family who inspired it all. Through numerous photographs taken in the Alcott family home expressly for this edition—elder daughter Anna’s wedding dress, the Alcott sisters’ theater costumes, sister May’s art, and Abba Alcott’s recipe book—readers discover the extraordinary links between the real and the fictional family. Matteson’s annotations evoke the once-used objects and culture of a distant but still-relevant time, from the horse-drawn carriages to the art Alcott carefully placed in her story to references to persons little known today. His brilliant introductory essays examine Little Women’s pivotal place in children’s literature and tell the story of Alcott herself—a tale every bit as captivating as her fiction.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Little Women,Golden Deer Classics

Publisher: Oregan Publishing

ISBN: 2377874894

Genre: Fiction

Page: 150

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Book Summary: Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post-Civil War America.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Xist Publishing

ISBN: 1681959801

Genre: Fiction

Page: 511

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Book Summary: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. “Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.” ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women Little Women is a children’s classic novel that still enthralls adult audiences. Telling the story of the March families trials and triumphs, Little Women is a story of love, friendship and family.


Good Wives

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Good Wives

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof

ISBN: 8726587475

Genre: Fiction

Page: 191

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Book Summary: After "Little Women's" immediate commercial and critical success readers demanded to know more about Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. In "Good Wives", Louisa May Alcott follows the dinamic life of the beloved March sisters and their further character development. The novel together with its sequels "Little Men", and "Jo's Boys", has been one of the most widely read in the world. It has inspired numerous adaptations including a 2019 movie starring Emma Watson with six Academy Award nominations. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet.Having grown up in poverty, May Alcott was a passionate advocate for women's rights and abolitionist. She is best known as the author of the March Family Series: "Little Women", "Good Wives", "Little Men" and "Jo's Boys". The story of the March sisters has inspired numerous adaptations including a 2019 movie starring Emma Watson with six Academy Award nominations.


Little Woman

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Little Woman

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Laurus - Lexecon Kft.

ISBN: 6155643547

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Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Louisa May Alcott’s most famous novel, “Little Women,” is the story of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. Loosely based upon the author’s own experiences with her three sisters, the novel is a classic coming of age story which follows the development of the young women into adulthood. Set against the backdrop of the American civil war, the story begins to unfold during Christmastime. With their father away at war, the family must endure great poverty induced hardship, often times going hungry. Central to the theme of the novel is the issue of overcoming one's character flaws. For Meg it is vanity; Jo, temper; Beth, shyness; and Amy, selfishness. Through the various activities of the four sisters told throughout the novel lessons are learned of the consequences of these particular flaws.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: L. M. Alcott

Publisher: FilRougeViceversa

ISBN: 3985516871

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 150

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Book Summary: "Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents," grumbled Jo, lying on the rug. "It's so dreadful to be poor!" sighed Meg, looking down at her old dress. "I don't think it's fair for some girls to have plenty of pretty things, and other girls nothing at all," added little Amy, with an injured sniff. "We've got Father and Mother, and each other," said Beth contentedly from her corner. The four young faces on which the firelight shone brightened at the cheerful words, but darkened again as Jo said sadly, "We haven't got Father, and shall not have him for a long time." She didn't say "perhaps never," but each silently added it, thinking of Father far away, where the fighting was.


Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

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Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Lumbreras Classics Books

ISBN: 398551304X

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 915

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Book Summary: Little Women is a coming-of-age novel written by American novelist Louisa May Alcott (18321888) which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the book over several months at the request of her publisher. The story follows the lives of the four March sistersMeg, Jo, Beth, and Amyand details their passage from childhood to womanhood. It is loosely based on the lives of the author and her three sisters.


March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women

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March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women

Author: Kate Bolick,Jenny Zhang,Carmen Maria Machado,Jane Smiley

Publisher: Library of America

ISBN: 159853629X

Genre: Literary Collections

Page: 164

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Book Summary: For fans of Greta Gerwig's acclaimed film, four acclaimed authors offer personal reflections on their lifelong engagement with Louisa May Alcott's classic novel of girlhood and growing up. For the 150th anniversary of the publication of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Kate Bolick, Jenny Zhang, Carmen Maria Machado, and Jane Smiley explore their strong lifelong personal engagement with Alcott's novel--what it has meant to them and why it still matters. Each takes as her subject one of the four March sisters, reflecting on their stories and what they have to teach us about life. Kate Bolick finds parallels in oldest sister Meg's brush with glamour at the Moffats' ball and her own complicated relationship with clothes. Jenny Zhang confesses to liking Jo least among the sisters when she first read the novel as a girl, uncomfortable in finding so much of herself in a character she feared was too unfeminine. Carmen Maria Machado writes about the real-life tragedy of Lizzie Alcott, the inspiration for third sister Beth, and the horror story that can result from not being the author of your own life's narrative. And Jane Smiley rehabilitates the reputation of youngest sister Amy, whom she sees as a modern feminist role model for those of us who are, well, not like the fiery Jo. These four voices come together to form a deep, funny, far-ranging meditation on the power of great literature to shape our lives.


Little Women (Extended Edition) – By Louisa May Alcott

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Little Women (Extended Edition) – By Louisa May Alcott

Author: Everbooks Editorial

Publisher: Everbooks Editorial

ISBN: 3969444535

Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 607

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Book Summary: Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (18321888) which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books over several months at the request of her publisher. Following the lives of the four March sistersMeg, Jo, Beth and Amythe novel details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters. Scholars classify Little Women as an autobiographical or semi-autobiographical novel. Little Women was an immediate commercial and critical success, with readers demanding to know more about the characters. Alcott quickly completed a second volume (titled Good Wives in the United Kingdom, although this name originated from the publisher and not from Alcott). It was also successful. The two volumes were issued in 1880 as a single novel titled Little Women. Alcott wrote two sequels to her popular work, both of which also featured the March sisters: Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). Little Women differed notably from contemporary writings for children, especially girls. The novel addressed three major themes: "domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroine's individual identity." Little Women "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," but also "as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well. According to Sarah Elbert, Alcott created a new form of literature, one that took elements from Romantic children's fiction and combined it with others from sentimental novels, resulting in a totally new format. Elbert argued that within Little Women can be found the first vision of the "All-American girl" and that her various aspects are embodied in the differing March sisters.-EXTENDED CONTENTBook IntroductionBook Plot SummaryBook Inspiration


Little Women and Me

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Little Women and Me

Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1599905906

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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Book Summary: Emily is sick and tired of being a middle sister. So when she gets an assignment to describe what she'd change about a classic novel, Emily pounces on Little Women. After all, if she can't change things in her own family, maybe she can bring a little justice to the March sisters. (Kill off Beth? Have cute Laurie wind up with Amy instead of Jo? What was Louisa May Alcott thinking?!) But when Emily gets mysteriously transported into the 1860s world of the book, she discovers that righting fictional wrongs won't be easy. And after being immersed in a time and place so different from her own, it may be Emily-not the four March sisters-who undergoes the most surprising change of all. Lauren Baratz-Logsted's winning confection will appeal to fans of Little Women as well as anyone who enjoys a modern twist on an old favorite.


Little Women Lit Link Gr. 7-8

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Little Women Lit Link Gr. 7-8

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Publisher: On The Mark Press

ISBN: 1770728600

Genre: Education

Page: N.A

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A Hopeful Heart

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A Hopeful Heart

Author: Deborah Noyes

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

ISBN: 0525646256

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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Book Summary: How did Little Women-- the beloved literary classic and inspiration for Greta Gerwig's acclaimed feature film adaptation--come to be? This stunning biography explores the unique family and unusual circumstances of literary icon Louisa May Alcott. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. How did these cherished characters come to be? Louisa May Alcott, the author of one of the most famous "girl" books of all time, was anything but a well-mannered young lady. A tomboy as well as a ravenous reader, Louisa took comfort in fictional characters that were as passionate and willful as she was--and whose wild imaginations were a match for her own. She was often found roaming the woods near her home in Concord, Massachusetts, or exploring the natural world in the company of the great Transcendentalist thinkers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Here is a beautiful portrait of Louisa May Alcott, a woman influenced by her father, a penniless philosopher, her mother, with whom she shared a great connection, and, of course, her three sisters. Featuring unique indigo illustrations, Deborah Noyes unveils how Louisa's natural spirit, loving family, and unconventional circumstances inspired the timeless masterpiece that is Little Women.


LITTLE WOMEN and THE FEMINIST IMAGINATION

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LITTLE WOMEN and THE FEMINIST IMAGINATION

Author: Janice M. Alberghene,Beverly Lyon Clark

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135593183

Genre: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

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Book Summary: First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Little Woman in Blue

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Little Woman in Blue

Author: Jeannine Atkins

Publisher: She Writes Press

ISBN: 1631529889

Genre: Fiction

Page: 280

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Book Summary: May Alcott spends her days sewing blue shirts for Union soldiers, but she dreams of painting a masterpiece—which many say is impossible for a woman—and of finding love, too. When she reads her sister’s wildly popular novel, Little Women, she is stung by Louisa’s portrayal of her as “Amy,” the youngest of four sisters who trades her desire to succeed as an artist for the joys of hearth and home. Determined to prove her talent, May makes plans to move far from Massachusetts and make a life for herself with room for both watercolors and a wedding dress. Can she succeed? And if she does, what price will she have to pay? Based on May Alcott’s letters and diaries, as well as memoirs written by her neighbors, Little Woman in Blue puts May at the center of the story she might have told about sisterhood and rivalry in an extraordinary family.


Little Women (HarperCollins Children’s Classics)

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Little Women (HarperCollins Children’s Classics)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008514399

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Book Summary: This beautiful HarperCollins Children’s Classics edition of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women is the perfect addition to any bookshelf.


Little Women (Legend Classics)

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Little Women (Legend Classics)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Legend Press

ISBN: 1787198413

Genre: Fiction

Page: 576

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Book Summary: Part of the Legend Classics seriesI’ll try and be what he loves to call me, "a little woman", and not be rough and wild; but do my duty here instead of wanting to be somewhere else.Little Women is the lively and warm story of the March sisters. They share their secrets and dreams, and help each other be strong when their beloved Mother must leave home to nurse their Father, who is wounded in the Civil War. The passing years bring more adventures and romance—the first wedding, a broken heart, a trip to Europe—and the girls are young women.Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, explore the boundaries of their culture under the guidance and watchful eye of Marmee, as they come to realise that life is not what they once thought. This book is a heart-warming portrait of the joys of growing up in a loving family.Readers young and old will fall in love with this beloved classic, at once a lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life and a feminist novel about young women defying society's expectations.The Legend Classics series:Around the World in Eighty DaysThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Importance of Being EarnestAlice's Adventures in WonderlandThe MetamorphosisThe Railway ChildrenThe Hound of the BaskervillesFrankensteinWuthering HeightsThree Men in a BoatThe Time MachineLittle WomenAnne of Green GablesThe Jungle BookThe Yellow Wallpaper and Other StoriesDraculaA Study in ScarletLeaves of GrassThe Secret GardenThe War of the WorldsA Christmas CarolStrange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeHeart of DarknessThe Scarlet LetterThis Side of ParadiseOliver TwistThe Picture of Dorian GrayTreasure IslandThe Turn of the ScrewThe Adventures of Tom SawyerEmmaThe TrialA Selection of Short Stories by Edgar Allen PoeGrimm Fairy Tales


Good Wives

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Good Wives

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

ISBN:

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Good Wives is a novel by an American writer Louisa May Alcott. The success of her first novel Little Women, due to which the writer became very popular and had a great commercial success, prompted the author to write a sequel, Good Wives. This is more “serious and adult” book. The main characters matured, and somebody even died… Nevertheless, the former naive sentimentality and didacticism are present in Good Wives, too...


Classics: Gadis-Gadis March (Little Women)

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Classics: Gadis-Gadis March (Little Women)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama

ISBN: 6020610276

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 752

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Book Summary: Kisah kehidupan keluarga March yang mempunyai empat orang putri, tinggal di daerah Concord, Amerika Serikat pada abad ke-19. Meg yang cantik, Jo yang tomboi, Beth yang rapuh, dan Amy yang artistik. Bersama Laurie, pemuda tetangga yang menjadi teman mereka sejak kecil, keempat gadis ini berusaha meraih impian masing-masing di tengah kondisi keluarga yang berat dan tengah ditinggal sang ayah yang harus ikut berperang.


Little Women (illustrated)

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Little Women (illustrated)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Osmora Incorporated

ISBN: 2765904766

Genre: Fiction

Page: 400

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Book Summary: Little Women is one of the most widely read novels. Ruth MacDonald argued that "Louisa May Alcott stands as one of the great American practitioners of the girls' novel and the family story." In the 1860s, gendered separation of children's fiction was a newer division in literature. This division signaled a beginning of polarization of gender roles as social constructs "as class stratification increased". Joy Kasson wrote, "Alcott chronicled the coming of age of young girls, their struggles with issues such as selfishness and generosity, the nature of individual integrity, and, above all, the question of their place in the world around them." Girls related to the March sisters in Little Women, along with following the lead of their heroines, by assimilating aspects of the story into their own lives.


Penguin Readers Level 1: Little Women (ELT Graded Reader)

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Penguin Readers Level 1: Little Women (ELT Graded Reader)

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241482917

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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Book Summary: Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series. Please note that the eBook edition does NOT include access to the audio edition and digital book. Written for learners of English as a foreign language, each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Little Women, a Level 1 Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past simple tense and some simple modals, adverbs and gerunds. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels. Little Women is the story of a poor American family in the American Civil War. The four sisters, Beth, Jo, Meg and Amy are very different. But together they work hard and help their mother and father. Sometimes their lives are very happy, and sometimes they are very sad. But the family's love always helps them. Visit the Penguin Readers website Register to access online resources including tests, worksheets and answer keys. Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock a digital book and audio edition (not available with the eBook).


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Alcott, Louisa

Publisher: Aegitas

ISBN: 177246855X

Genre: Fiction

Page: 511

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Book Summary: Little Women was an immediate commercial and critical success, and readers demanded to know more about the characters. Alcott quickly completed a second volume (entitled Good Wives in the United Kingdom, although this name derived from the publisher and not from Alcott). It was also successful. The two volumes were issued in 1880 in a single work entitled Little Women. Alcott also wrote two sequels to her popular work, both of which also featured the March sisters: Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886). AlthoughLittle Women was a novel for girls, it differed notably from the current writings for children, especially girls. The novel addressed three major themes: "domesticity, work, and true love, all of them interdependent and each necessary to the achievement of its heroine's individual identity." Little Women "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", but also "as a means of escaping that life by women who knew its gender constraints only too well". According to Sarah Elbert, Alcott created a new form of literature, one that took elements from Romantic children's fiction and combined it with others from sentimental novels, resulting in a totally new format. Elbert argued that within Little Women can be found the first vision of the "All-American girl" and that her multiple aspects are embodied in the differing March sisters.


Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

ISBN:

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Little Men by Louisa May Alcott saw the light in 1871. It is the third among four wonderful books from the series that started with Little Women and Good Wives. It is a story about Joe March who opens the school for children and educates them with mother’s love; she faces difficulties but still has hope and love for her students, together with her husband and her students they win in this uneasy fight of life.


Little Women

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Little Women

Author: Alcott L.M.

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5521051953

Genre: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Book Summary: Маленькие женщины - самый известный роман американской писательницы XIX века Луизы Мэй Олкотт, по мотивам которого создавались пьесы, фильмы, мультфильмы и даже опера. Частично основанный на детских воспоминаниях автора, роман рассказывает о взрослении четырёх сестёр, абсолютно не похожих друг на друга характером: Мег, Джо, Эмми и Бет. Во время Гражданской войны в Америке их семье приходится сталкиваться с трудностями, которые могут быть преодолены только совместно и с надеждой на счастливое будущее, даже если оно призрачно и туманно... Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!


Ladybird Classics: Little Women

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Ladybird Classics: Little Women

Author: Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0723290644

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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Book Summary: This Ladybird Classic is an abridged retelling of the classic story of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, making it perfect for introducing the story to younger children, or for newly confident readers to tackle alone. Beautiful new illustrations throughout bring the magic of this classic story to a new generation of children.


The Little Women

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The Little Women

Author: Katharine Weber

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781429923989

Genre: Fiction

Page: 256

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Book Summary: A delightfully clever contemporary novel inspired by the Louisa May Alcott classic In Katharine Weber's third novel, The Little Women, three adolescent sisters--Meg, Jo and Amy--are shocked when they discover their mother's affair, but are truly devastated by their father's apparently easy forgiveness of her. Shattered by their parents' failure to live up to the moral standards and values of the family, the two younger sisters leave New York (and their private school) and move to Meg's apartment in New Haven, where Meg is a junior at Yale. They enroll in the local inner-city public high school, and, divorced from their parents, they try to make a life with Meg as their surrogate mother. Written in the form of an autobiographical novel by Joanna, the middle sister, the pages of The Little Women are punctuated by comments from the "real" Meg and Amy. Their notes and Jo's replies form a second narrative, as they argue about the "truth" of the novel. Why do readers insist on searching for the autobiographical elements of fiction? When does a novelist go too far in mulching actual experience for a novel? What rights, if any, does a writer have to grant the people in her life and story? An ingenious combination of classic storytelling in a contemporary mode, The Little Women confirms Katharine Weber's reputation as a writer who "astutely explores the gap between perception and reality." (The New York Times Book Review)


Two Little Women (Complete Series)

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Two Little Women (Complete Series)

Author: Carolyn Wells

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8027223210

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 363

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Book Summary: When Dotty Rose moves into the house next door to Dolly Fayre, the two 14 year old girls quickly become friends. We follow them through many of their adventures as they finish 8th grade and start high school. Table of Contents: Two Little Women Two Little Women and Treasure House Two Little Women on a Holiday Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American writer and poet. She is known for her Patty Fairfield series of novels for young girls.


The Little Women Devotional

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The Little Women Devotional

Author: Rachel Dodge

Publisher: Two Words Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1955449074

Genre: Religion

Page: 224

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Book Summary: Devotional Inspiration from the Lives of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy The Little Women Devotional offers lovely inspiration that explores the themes of faith, family, contentment, wisdom, and joy in the classic Louisa May Alcott novel, cherished by generations of readers. Each reading corresponds with a chapter from the book and invites you to embrace God’s guiding hand in your life as His cherished daughter. This beautiful chapter-by-chapter devotional includes original artwork throughout, and each reading includes examples from the novel, scripture, life application, and prayers perfect for groups, book clubs, or personal reflection.


The Little Women Cookbook

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The Little Women Cookbook

Author: Wini Moranville,Louisa May Alcott

Publisher: Harvard Common Press

ISBN: 1558329927

Genre: Cooking

Page: 112

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Book Summary: Experience the exciting and heartwarming world of the March sisters and Little Women right in your own kitchen. Here at last is the first cookbook to celebrate the scrumptious and comforting foods that play a prominent role in Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women. If your family includes a Little Women fan, or if you yourself are one, with this book you can keep the magic and wonder of the beloved tale alive for years to come. Do you wonder what makes the characters so excited to make—and eat!—sweets and desserts like the exotically named Blancmange or the mysterious Bonbons with Mottoes, along with favorites like Apple Turnovers, Plum Pudding, and Gingerbread Cake? Find out for yourself with over 50 easy-to-make recipes for these delectable treats and more, all updated for the modern kitchen. From Hannah’s Pounded Potatoes to Amy’s Picnic Lemonade, from the charming Chocolate Drop Cookies that Professor Bhaer always offers to Meg’s twins to hearty dinners that Hannah and Marmee encourage the March sisters to learn to make, you’ll find an abundance of delicious teatime drinks and snacks, plus breakfasts, brunches, lunches, suppers, and desserts. Featuring full-color photos, evocative illustrations, fun and uplifting quotes from the novel, and anecdotes about Louisa May Alcott, this is a book that any Little Women fan will love to have.


Lusty Little Women

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Lusty Little Women

Author: Margaret Pearl

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1612433367

Genre: Fiction

Page: 528

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Book Summary: THE SECRET DESIRES OF THE MARCH SISTERS Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy are coming of age, and stirring temptations await them around every corner. The handsome young neighbor, attentive doctor and mysterious foreigner introduce the little women to the passion-filled world of the feminine arts. Will these steamy encounters fulfill their deepest yearnings? Have they found true love or been blinded by lust? This scintillating twist on Little Women infuses the original text with sexy new scenes that will surprise, arouse and delight. In this reprise, your favorite characters are a little older and a lot more adventurous, ready to plumb the depths of their previously constrained courtships. Jo with Laurie, Meg with John, Marmee with the old gentleman; all these couplings and more will thrill both well-versed and new fans of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel.