Little women
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Published:
New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
Format:
Book
Edition:
Deluxe edition.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 504 pages ; 22 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 7.4 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure:
1210L
Rating:
18-up.
Status:
East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction
F ALC
Description
Little Women is recognized as one of the best-loved classic children?s stories, transcending the boundaries of time and age, making it as popular with adults as it is with young readers. The beloved story of the March girls is a classic American feminist novel, reflecting the tension between cultural obligation and artistic and personal freedom. But which of the four March sisters to love best? For every reader must have their favorite. Independent, tomboyish Jo; delicate, loving Beth; pretty, kind Meg; or precocious and artistic Amy, the baby of the family? The charming story of these four "little women" and their wise and patient mother Marmee enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England was an instant success when first published in 1868 and has been adored for generations.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143106654 (pbk.), 0143106651 (pbk.)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 7.4, 15 Points
Lexile measure:
1210

Notes

General Note
"First published in the United States of America in two volumes by Roberts Brothers 1868 and 1869; Published in Penguin Books 1989; Edition with introduction by Jane Smiley published 2007."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
The classic story of the March family whose 4 daughters are growing up in New England in the mid-1800s. There are numerous sequels, for example, Little Men and Jo's Boys. Annotation. Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters--Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth-- and of the courage, humor and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War.
Target Audience
18-up.
Target Audience
12-up.
Target Audience
460,Lexile.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alcott, L. M., Smiley, J., Kilfeather, S. M., & Showalter, V. (2012). Little women. Deluxe edition. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Louisa May Alcott et al.. 2012. Little Women. New York, New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Louisa May Alcott et al., Little Women. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Alcott, Louisa May, Jane Smiley, Siobhán Marie Kilfeather, and Vinca Showalter. Little Women. Deluxe edition. New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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