Jo's Boys (Dodo Press)
Publish date: 2005-10-25
Publisher: Dodo Press
Pages no: 268
Edition language: English
I did enjoy this book, although I preferred the tales of the sisters, rather than the boys. Perhaps that's because I could relate to them more readily.
different cover, paperback, fair condition
First sentence: “If anyone had told me what wonderful changes were to take place here in ten years, I wouldn’t have believed it, said Mrs. Jo to Mrs. Meg, as they sat on the piazza at Plumfield one summer day, looking about them with faces full of pride and pleasure.”P. 99: “It seemd as if he felt t...
Gosh! I thought Little Women made me cry. This one was even more heartbreaking. Poor Dan. I need to reread these books.
Reading about how Jo raised unwanted and unloved "troubled" boys was heartbreaking to me as a child. I was around 13 when I first read this book. Loved it.