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Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott by Harriet Reisen

As a big fan of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women series, this biography was a wonderful discovery in a second-hand bookshop earlier this year. 585 more words

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Motherhood in Alcott's "Little Women"

Happy Mother’s Day, friends!

I decided there really was no better day to discuss my recent read Little Women than today: Mother’s Day. I have decided… 1,142 more words

Tea and Poetry Tuesday

Gingerbread
by Louisa May Alcott

‘Gingerbread,
Go to the head.
Your task is done;
A soul is won.
Take it and go
Where muffins grow, 45 more words

"Jack and Jill" by Louisa May Alcott

“Jack and Jill went up the hill, to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill came tumbling after…”   386 more words

Book Review

“Let the World Know You Are Alive”: May Alcott Nieriker and Louisa May Alcott Confront Nineteenth-Century Ideas about Women’s Genius

I am pleased to share with you a wonderful essay about the professional lives of Louisa  May Alcott and May Alcott Nieriker written by Lauren Hehmeyer, a professor of History and English at Texarkana College. 222 more words

Louisa May Alcott

Short Poems Anyone Can Enjoy

Although I grew up copying out Emily Dickinson poems for penmanship practice and giggling over Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends, I’ve always been intimidated by this particular form of literature.   784 more words

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