Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832 - March 6, 1888) was an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Good Wives, Little Men and Jo's Boys. Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England, she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Nevertheless, her family suffered severe financial difficulties and Alcott worked to help support the family from an early age. She began to receive critical success for her writing in the 1860s. Early in her career, she sometimes used the pen name A. M. Barnard. With her pen name Louisa wrote novels for young adults in juvenile hall.
A Garland for Girlsby Louisa May Alcott
A Garland for Girls is a classic collection of stories aimed at teaching morals to young girls. Each story is titled with the name of a
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Louisa May Alcott was one of the greatest American authors of the 19th century. Alcott's most famous work was her coming of age stories in the Little Women series and she also served as a nurse for the Union army in the Civil War.
A Garland for Girls is a classic collection of stories aimed at teaching morals to young girls. Each story is titled with the name of a flower or flowers.
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