Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott


Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott

Jo's Boys is the fourth and last book about the March family. Ten years after the school at Plumfield was founded, there is now a college, built with a legacy from old Mr Lawrence. All Jo's original children are grown young men, scattered around the world, and graceful young women with high ambitions. But young men face as many troubles as children do, and they are still 'Jo's boys'. The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey, including an author profile, a guide to who's who, activities and more. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes: A Little Princess, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice's Adventures Through the Looking Glass, Anne of Green Gables series, Black Beauty Hans, Andersen's Fairy Tales, Heidi Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Little Women series, Peter Pan Tales of the Greek Heroes, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of King Arthur, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Call of the Wild, The Jungle Book, The Odyssey, The Secret Garden, The Wind in the Willows, and, The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island.

About the Author

Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott, daughter of Amos Bronson Alcott, one of Emerson's circle of friends, was born in Philadelphia in 1832. Educated mainly by H. D. Thoreau and her father, Miss Alcott served as a hospital nurse during the Civil War. Her first book, Flower Fables, appeared in 1854, and her next work, Hospital Sketches (1863), consisted of her letters home from the Union Hospital during the war. She first gained a wide reputation with Little Women (1868-69), and her best subsequent work was done in the same field. Her chief publications after Little Women are the following: An Old-Fashioned Girl (1870), Little Men (1871), Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag (1871-79), Work (1873), Silver Pitchers (1876), Rose in Bloom (1876), Jo's Boys (1886), and A Garland for Girls (1887). Good Wives is the second part of Little Women. Miss Alcott died in 1888.

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368 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

4th June 2015



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