Little WomenBook - 2017
From Library Staff
One of my favorite classics. I grew up watching old movies and my favorite adaptation is the 1949 film with June Allyson as Jo March. I always felt a strong connection to Jo March who loved to read and write.
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A simplified retelling of the adventures of the four March sisters living in New England during the time of the Civil War.
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England.
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(regarding dressing up): ..."which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die"
“I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
"Please forgive me for being so cross. I came to make it up, and I can't go away till I have."
[Amy] enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
[T]o be independent and earn the praise of those she loved were the dearest wishes of [Jo's] heart.
There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.
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