Louisa May Alcott was born in 1832 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Concord, Massachusetts. She is best known for her books for children. The daughter of philosopher and reformer Amons Bronson Alcott, she was also a supporter of women's rights and an abolitionist. Family debts led her to write the autobiographical novel Little Women (1868). The book was a huge success, followed by Little Men, An Old-Fashioned Girl, and several other novels.
This is the classic story of a year in the life of the March family. We learn of their troubles and their joys and come to identify with the characters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. While their father is away in the civil war, the sisters with their mother work... SEE MORE