Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.
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|Library of Congress
||Sisters, New England, Family life - New England, Family - New England, March family (Fictitious characters)
||Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate reader friendly type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords. This edition of Little Women includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Jane Yolen. Living in poverty, their father gone to war, the March girls have only their mother--and themselves... Meg's romantic, energetic, ready to start a family of her own; Beth's introspective, peaceful, afraid of everything except her dolls and music; Amy's beautiful, artistic, determined to live among the rich and famous; Jo's arrogant, hot-tempered, funny, a writer who keeps pet rats and detests being a girl. They love each other, hate each other, fight with, scold, nag, tease, and protect each other, through days of joyous triumph and dark tragedy. For each girl, in her heart, knows she has something more precious than money: Sisters.
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Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 - March 6, 1888) was an American novelist. She is best known for the novel Little Women, published in 1868. This novel is loosely based on her childhood experiences with her three sisters.