Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect... show more
Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, set during the Civil War, has always captivated even the most reluctant readers. Little girls, especially, love following the adventures of the four March sisters--Meg, Beth, Amy, and most of all, the tomboy Jo--as they experience the joys and disappointments, tragedies and triumphs, of growing up. This simpler version captures all the charm and warmth of the original.
Publish date: March 1st 2005
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
This American classic, set in the 19th century during the Civil War, follows the lives of the March sisters as they grow up and become young ladies. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy are often joined by their neighbor Laurie, who is living with his grandfather. Some how I missed reading this book as a kid but ...
This is one of those books I should have read many years ago. I enjoyed this story and all of its simplicity. It was a nice look into the family dynamics of 19th century America (or at least the idealized version) and the characters were certainly memorable. While I enjoyed each chapter and learning...
Basic InfoFormat: Audio Pages/Length: n/a Genre: Young Adult; Historical Fiction Reason For Reading: #3 on YA Top 100 At A GlanceLove Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?: Eh. Cliff Hanger: No Triggers: n/a Rating: 2.5 stars Score SheetAll out of ten Cover: 6 Plot: 4 Characters: 5 World Building: 5...
4.5 starsI found this to be so much more enjoyable than I was expecting. I really liked it and got all caught up in the goings on of this family. I don't know how I missed reading it when I was growing up. I think the storyline was entertaining while also having several morals. After reading, I ...
A pretty self-absorbed look into an American family. We follow a bunch of sisters through their lives. Getting jobs, getting married, and getting through life.