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Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

Little Men (1871)

by Louisa May Alcott

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Series: Little Women (2)

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    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (GeorgiaDawn)
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    Selected writings of the American transcendentalists by George Hochfield (aulsmith)
    aulsmith: Contains writings by Louisa May's father on educational theory
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    Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney (foggidawn)
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    Ragged Dick and Mark the Match Boy by Horatio Alger Jr. (BonnieJune54)
    BonnieJune54: both works are written in the same style and include street boys of the era.

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This is the 3'd edition of this book, copyrighted in the year 1923 by Little, Brown, and Co.

The other two copyright dates are 1899 and 1913 by John S.P. Alcott. and entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1871 by Louisa M. Alcott. 376pg
  weezersmum | Nov 19, 2016 |
Third in the 'Little Women' series, and a continuation of the previous books, focussing mostly on the sons of the original March girls. A bit of moralising in places, and of course it's old-fashioned, but a pleasant light read with some moving moments. ( )
  SueinCyprus | Jan 26, 2016 |
Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (1869) was originally the sequel to the novel Little Women (1868), however those two novels are now usually published as a single volume.) This book was inspired by the death of her brother-in-law, which reveals itself in one of the last chapters, when a beloved character from Little Women passes away, affecting the entire cast of characters. The final book of the trilogy is Jo's Boys (1886).
  FriendsLibraryFL | Sep 6, 2014 |
3½ stars for the book, 4 stars for the audiobook. Charming children's story of life at a small boys' school in 1870s Massachusetts, but a bit overly moralizing at times. Justine Eyre did a good job with the narration, and I particularly liked her voice for Professor Bhaer. ( )
  leslie.98 | Mar 31, 2014 |
Charming children's story of life at a small boys' school in 1870s Massachusetts, but a bit overly moralizing at times. If you can overlook that, then the tales of the children and their adventures, trials, and successes are very enjoyable. ( )
  leslie.98 | Mar 31, 2014 |
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Louisa May Alcottprimary authorall editionscalculated
Birch, Reginald BathurstIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Burd, Clara M.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gorsline, Douglas W.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hess, Erwin L.Illustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Freddy and Johnny, the little men to whom she owes some of the best and happiest hours of her life, this book is gratefully dedicated by their loving Aunt Weedy
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"Please, sir, is this Plumfield?" asked a ragged boy of the man who opened the great gate at which the omnibus left him.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451529359, Mass Market Paperback)

The beloved sequel to Little Women, this classic continues the story of Jo March, who goes on to get married and inherit an estate with which she creates an experimental school for boys.

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Follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place.

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