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Invincible Louisa
Invincible Louisa
Author: Cornelia Meigs
Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the four famous March sisters in Little Women, were more than just storybook characters. The Author, Louisa May Alcott, based that book on her own loving family - per parents and her sisters, Anna, Elizabeth, and May. — Jo was the real-life Louisa - the invincible (unconquerable) tomboy whose stories brought her fame and th...  more
ISBN-13: 9780590448185
ISBN-10: 0590448188
Publication Date: 3/1991
Pages: 248
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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A great, suprisingly INTERESTING, biography on the author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott. In the book, Little Women is related to Louisa's own family.
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Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, the four famous March sisters in Little Women, were more than just storybook characters. The Author, Louisa May Alcott, based that book on her own loving family - per parents and her sisters, Anna, Elizabeth, and May.

Jo was the real-life Louisa - the invincible (unconquerable) tomboy whose stories brought her fame and the money her family so desperately needed.

In this true story of Louisa May Alcott, you'll find out what really happened to Jo (Louisa) and her sisters - and whether there really was a Laurie.

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  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Good book for anyone who treasures the works of Alcott, although it seems to be directed more toward younger readers. It gives great insight into Alcott's life and where she drew inspiration for her wonderful stories.
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Excellent historical novel about the life of Louisa May Alcott for late elementary to middle school readers or adults who want a quick, easy refresher. I remember reading this book as a child. Good spring board to her written works and great for those interested in Alcott's life and the Concord circle of writers she knew intimately -- her father, Emerson, Thoreau and Hawthorne. Before any American child visits her home, a museum in Concord, MA, they should read this and Little Women so they have a biographical framework for the visit. It is important that every child be conversant with Louisa May Alcott and her works.
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The fascinating life of Louisa May Alcott, from her happy childhood to her successful career as a writer. Children who loved Little Women will enjoy reading about the real-life Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.


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