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Little Women

Little Women
 

Christmas won't be the same this year for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, as their father is away fighting in the Civil War, and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor, life for the four March sisters is rich with colour, learn from their mistakes, nurse each thr... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781448155200
Barcode 9781448155200
Published 2 August 2012 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Alcott, Louisa May
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ISBN-13 9781448155200
ISBN-10 1448155207
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 2 August 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Alcott, Louisa May
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
19th Century Fiction
16th to 18th Century Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 432
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress March family Fictitious characters - Juvenile fiction, Sisters - Juvenile fiction, United States - Juvenile fiction - Social life and customs
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.4
Catalogue Code 769589

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'Rich or poor, we will keep together and be happy in one another'Christmas won't be the same this year for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, as their father is away fighting in the Civil War, and the family has fallen on hard times. But though they may be poor, life for the four March sisters is rich with colour, as they play games, put on wild theatricals, make new friends, argue, grapple with their vices, learn from their mistakes, nurse each other through sickness and disappointments, and get into all sorts of trouble.BACKSTORY: Learn all about the author's life and how it inspired her famous story, and find out which of the March sisters you most resemble!

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Author's Bio

Louisa May Alcott was born on 29 November 1832 in Pennsylvania, and she grew up with plenty of books to read but seldom enough to eat. Louisa went to work when she was very young as a paid companion and teacher, but she loved writing most of all, and like Jo March she started selling sensational stories in order to help provide financial support for her family. She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War but the experience made her extremely ill. Little Women was published in 1868 and was based on her life growing up with her three sisters. She followed it with three sequels, Good Wives (1869), Little Men (1871) and Jo's Boys (1886) and she also wrote other books for both children and adults. Louisa was also a campaigner for women's rights and the abolition of the slave trade. She died on 6 March 1888.

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