Little Men - World's Best Reading Author:Louisa May Alcott Little Men, a cavalcade of touching insights into the human heart, reveals just why Louisa May Alcott is one of America's all time favorite storytellers. "Please, sir, is this Plumfield?" asks the ragged boy. Thus begins the exciting sequel to Louisa May Alcott's classic family drama Little Women. The ragged boy is young Nat Bl... more »ake, a penniless orphan from Boston. And Plumfield Academy is to be his new home -- a magical place of learning in the New England countryside where the lessons last a lifetime.