Little Women, Louisa May Allcott
Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth and precious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But their father away at war and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another.
Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help wondering - Will Father return home safely?
A classic story that has been loved throughout the generations with themes of romance, early feminism and self-sacrifice, which ultimately brings happiness by doing for others.
About the author
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, short story writer and poet best known as the author of Little Women which she wrote in 1868.
She grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day however her family suffered through financial difficulties. While she worked to support the family from an early age, she also sought an outlet in writing. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s.