Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known for her novel Little Women, written and set in the Alcott family home, Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts and published in 1868.
Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, Louisa May Alcott spent her childhood in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts and after her family encountered financial difficulties she took on any jobs she could find, eventually turning her love of writing into a source of income where several of her poems and short stories appeared in many popular magazines.
By the time she died on March 6, 1888, Louisa had published over 30 books and collections of stories. (source: Wikipedia)
Little Women is an American classic, adored for Louisa May Alcott's lively and vivid portraits of the endearing March sisters: talented tomboy Jo, pretty Meg, shy Beth, temperamental Amy. Millions have shared in their joys, hardships, and adventur... Read More »
This sparkling sequel to the beloved Little Women follows the grown-up and married Jo, mistress of Plumfield, a school for boys (and a few girls, too). The fun begins with a new arrival, Nat Blake; it is through his eyes that we first meet Plumfie... Read More »
Maurice Traherne is wrongly accused of fraud and gambling and must play a careful hand if he is to win his love, Octavia, from the grasp of other, less honorable men and retain the trust of those who had faith in him. Traherne is temporarily cripp... Read More »
Life with seven boy cousins isn't quite what Rose expected. Left an orphan after her father's death, Rose Campbell is sent to live at the "Aunt Hill" with her six aunts and seven rowdy boy cousins. For someone who is used to a girl's boarding scho... Read More »
This sequel to Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Little Men chronicles the return of the classmates of Plumfield, Jo's school for boys. Ten years after the events of Little Men, readers reencounter Nat, the orphaned street musician, now a conse... Read More »