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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women

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Orchard House: Home of Little Women

Orchard House, home of the Alcotts, 1857-1877

Photo courtesy of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House/L. M. A. Memorial Association

Books about Louisa May Alcott

Alcott, Louisa May and Lynn Messina. Little Vampire Women. HarperTeen, 2010. (Wall Street Journal blog post about Little Vampire Women:

Aller, Susan Bivin and Qi Wang. Beyond Little Women: A Story About Louisa May Alcott. Lerner Classroom, 2004.

Anderson, Gretchen. The Louisa May Alcott Cookbook. Boston: Little, Brown, 1985.

Chang, Ina. A Separate Battle: Women and The Civil War. New York: Lodestar, 1991.

Gormley, Beatrice and Meryl Henderson. Louisa May Alcott: Childhood of Famous Americans Series. Aladdin, 1999.

McDonough, Yona Zeldis. Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott. Henry Holt and Company, 2009.

Meigs, Cornelia. Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women. Little, Brown, 1995.

Penner, Lucille Rech. Little Women Book: Games, Recipes, Crafts, and Other Homemade Pleasures. Random House, 1995.

Ruth, Amy Katheran. Louisa May Alcott. Lerner Publications, 1998.


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