Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

By Louisa May Alcott

Louisa could Alcott's vintage story follows the lives of the 4 March sisters. appealing Meg, tomboyish Jo, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy would possibly not have some huge cash whereas their father is off combating within the Civil struggle, however the have one another and their neighbors. stick with the robust tale of affection and friendship within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Alcott's Little ladies. Calico bankruptcy Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a department of ABDO crew. Grades 3-8.

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37 Everyone who visited asked how Beth was and sent good wishes. She sent loving messages to Amy and told everyone to tell her mother she would write soon. But soon she was rarely awake, sleeping hour after hour. On the first of December, Dr. Bangs came to check over Beth. He whispered to Hannah, “If Mrs. ” Hannah nodded quietly, Meg fell into a chair, and Jo ran to send the telegram. Laurie 38 came with a letter saying that Mr. ” Jo said, “I’ve sent for Mother. ” Jo explained that it was and that Beth didn’t know anyone.

52 “You’ll go next Jo,” Laurie said. “No one will want me,” Jo said. ” On the day of Meg’s wedding, June roses bloomed over the porch. Meg looked like a rose as well. She would not wear silk, lace, or orange flowers. “I don’t want to look strange or fixed up,” she said. ” She made her own wedding gown and her sisters braided her pretty hair with lilies of the valley, which John liked. The three sisters wore suits of thin silver gray and had small roses in their hair. Everything was to be as natural and homelike as possible.

Then a letter came from Washington saying their father was very ill again and it would be a long time before Marmee would be coming home. The days seemed dark, sad, and lonely. The sisters worked and waited as death seemed to shadow the house. 37 Everyone who visited asked how Beth was and sent good wishes. She sent loving messages to Amy and told everyone to tell her mother she would write soon. But soon she was rarely awake, sleeping hour after hour. On the first of December, Dr. Bangs came to check over Beth.

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