Louisa May Alcott

Little Women


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Little Women is the classic story of The March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls--Practical, yet fashion con…

Little Women (version 3 dramatic reading)


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Louisa May Alcott's beloved 1868 novel is about the four March girls - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy - who are growing up in Massachusetts during t…

Little Men


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Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (18…

An Old-Fashioned Girl


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Polly Milton, a 14-year-old country girl, visits her friend Fanny Shaw and her wealthy family in the city for the first time. Poor Polly is …

Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power


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Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember that her heroine Jo wrote racy novels before turning her hand to more "serious&q…

Jo's Boys


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Jo's Boys is the third book in the Little Women trilogy by Louisa May Alcott, published in 1886. In it, Jo's "children", now grown…

Rose in Bloom


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Opening several years after the close of "Eight Cousins", we find Rose coming home fresh from a voyage overseas, to find much chan…

Eight Cousins


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This is the story of Rose, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts. When Ros…

The Mysterious Key and What It Opened


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In this delightful short story, we discover the secrets of the Trevlyn family. 'The Mysterious Key and What it Opened' is a mystery entwined…

Little Women (version 2)


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This story follows the lives of four sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. Set in the tumultuous days of the American Civil war, readers grow to lo…

Good Wives


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Louisa May Alcott's overwhelming success dated from the appearance of the first part of Little Women: or Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, (1868) a sem…

Pauline's Passion and Punishment


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Before she wrote Little Women and Little Men, Louisa, writing under the pseudonym A.M. Barnard, had this `blood and thunder' thriller (as sh…

Jack and Jill


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Jack and Jill went up a hill To coast with fun and laughter. Jack fell down and broke his crown, And Jill came tumbling after. When Jack and…

An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving (Dramatic Reading)


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When a neighbor brings word that Grandma is sick, Mr. and Mrs. Bassett hurry off to tend to her, leaving their seven children to prepare for…

Under the Lilacs


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When two young girls decide to have a tea party with their dolls and a mysterious dog comes and eats their prized cake, they end up finding …

Little Men (version 2)


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Little Men follows the life of Jo Bhaer and the students who live and learn at the Plumfield Estate School that she runs with her husband, P…

Shoes and Stockings: A Collection of Short Stories


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Here are tales of love and war, modesty and frivolity, laughter and tears. Louisa May Alcott wrote many, many short stories. This collection…

Eight Cousins (Version 2)


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This is the story of Rose Campbell, a rich but lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and sent to live with her maiden aunts.…

A Garland for Girls


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"These stories were written for my own amusement during a period of enforced seclusion. The flowers which were my solace and pleasure s…

Hospital Sketches


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Alcott in 1862 served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War. She wrote home what she observed there. Those harrowing and someti…

Aunt Jo's Scrapbag


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A collection of short stories by Louisa May Alcott that were written with the intent to entertain the whole family and to fill children's he…

Les Quatre Filles du docteur March


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Les Quatre Filles du docteur March, est un roman autobiographique de l’écrivain américain Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) publi&…

Spinning-Wheel Stories


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A group of stories-within-a-story, told in the classic Louisa May Alcott style. "I've a little cold," said the old lady, "and…

Work: A Story of Experience


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It is one of "several nineteenth-century novels [which] uncovers the changes in women's work in the new industrial era, as well as the …

Flower Fables


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Flower Fables is Louisa May Alcott's first book, penned at 16 for Ralph Waldo Emerson's daughter, Ellen.(Summary by Clarica)

An Old-Fashioned Girl (version 2)


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Country-girl Polly Milton visits her fashionable cousins in the city, who make fun of her old-fashioned values. Will Polly adapt to city lif…

Under the Lilacs (version 2)


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Under the Lilacs is a tale of friendship and adventure from celebrated author Louisa May Alcott. When sisters Bab and Betty Moss decide to h…

Little Women (version 4)


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Little Women is the classic story of the March family, which consists of Mr. and Mrs. March and their four girls–Practical, yet fashion cons…

The Abbot's Ghost or Maurice Treherne's Temptation


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Written by Louisa May Alcott under her pseudonym, A. M. Barnard, this Christmas story deals with the themes of love and defending one's hono…

Comic Tragedies


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Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember the elaborate plays which the March sisters loved to perform. This volume, published …

Shawl-Straps: A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag


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Unlike the other volumes in this series, which are books of childrens' stories, Shawl-Straps is a novel. It is the story of Amanda, Matilda,…

Lullaby


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Lullaby by Louisa May Alcott. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 4th, 2009.

Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5


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A book of short stories by Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and Eight Cousins. It includes Two Little Travellers, a story about two…

My Doves


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Librivox volunteers bring you eleven readings of My Doves, by Louisa May Alcott. This was the fortnightly poem for December 21, 2014 - Janua…

Onder Moeders Vleugels


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Vrolijk Amerikaans gezinsverhaal over de vier zusjes March die zo verschillend zijn en toch eendrachtig hun moeder helpen terwijl vader in d…

Under the Lilacs (version 3, dramatic reading)


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When a raggedy boy from the circus limps into the lives of the Moss family, he is unlike any child they have ever met. With his devoted and …

Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag Vol. 6


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The last volume of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag is another collection of stories by Louisa May Alcott. From preparing for Thanksgiving (with your par…

4 Stories by Louisa May Alcott


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Here are four delightful short stories written by the famous author specifically for girls. As she says in the tiny preface "These stor…

A Song from the Suds


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Librivox volunteers bring you 16 readings of A Song from the Suds, by Louisa May Alcott, author of novels like Little Women. This was the fo…