‘Little Men’ by Louisa May Alcott

Jo March’s dreams of opening a home for boys comes true as she finds herself the mistress of Plumfield, a boarding school for children — who have all stumbled in from various backgrounds. When new students arrive at her doorstep, they bring their own sets of troubles with them, such as dishonesty, disobedience, and naughty […]

‘Little Women’ by Louisa May Alcott

 First published in 1869, Little Women is the story of four sisters growing up against the background of the American Civil War. Alcott wrote the book at the urging of the publisher, Thomas Niles, who was seeking a story about girls that would have popular appeal. Although it was commenced essentially as a children’s book, it developed […]