Little Men

Little Men

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by Louisa May Alcott
     
 

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Little Men recounts six months in the life of the students at Plumfield, a school run by Professor Friedrich and Mrs. Josephine Bhaer. The idea of the school is first suggested at the very end of part two of "Little Women", when Jo inherited the estate from her Aunt March.

The story begins with the arrival of Nat Blake, a shy young orphan who used to earn a

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Little Men recounts six months in the life of the students at Plumfield, a school run by Professor Friedrich and Mrs. Josephine Bhaer. The idea of the school is first suggested at the very end of part two of "Little Women", when Jo inherited the estate from her Aunt March.

The story begins with the arrival of Nat Blake, a shy young orphan who used to earn a living playing the violin. We are introduced to the majority of the characters through his eyes. There are ten boys at the school already; Nat, and later his friend Dan, join them, and soon after Nan arrives as companion for the only girl (Daisy). Jo's sons Rob and Teddy are younger than the others and are not counted among the pupils.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015370737
Publisher:
Smashbooks
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
420
File size:
735 KB

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Little Men 4.1 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 197 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was the most sweet and endearing book i have ever read. I was glued to it for a week! I love the cute kids romance and i am 13 and would love to live at a place like this!!!!!!! This book is AWESOME SO GET IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But read Little women first so you can understand whats going on. Every time i read yhis book i feel like either crying or just laughing really loud cuz its so awesome cute funny sweet GOOD!!! Totally five stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Nobody'll belive me but I've read Little Men about 50 times. It's a great book.
John Plunkett More than 1 year ago
Other that some typos and a few weird markings this was a good book, i hope you will agree with me when you read this. I loved little women. So i love this book. Search bangers and mash. A very good dish.
Victor Harrison More than 1 year ago
It is a good book over all but i have to say the typos made it very hard to read and understand. Many times i had to guess what they were saying.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Greatest book ever and I mean it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The "Classic Starts" books, of which *Little Men* is a part, are excellent; they do high-quality redactions of classic novels that makes these stories accessible to your emergent reader. The chapters are shortened and difficult vocabulary changed, but the spirit here of Louisa Mae Alcott's writing remains. Most importantly, so does the story itself, which is absorbing my son. If you know *Little Women,* this is the sequel, when Jo is grown up and running Plumfield as a girl's school. I'm an English professor and can't recommend the "Classic Start" series enough--the stories have an integrity about them that one just doesn't find in the series-fiction for this age group. I also appreciate that the "Classic Starts" series doesn't pitch or market these classic works to a specific gender. *Little Men* is an excellent story to begin with, made better by the clever editing of the series!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Little Men is my favorite of Louisa May Alcott's books. I love it's prequel, Little Women. However, Little Men is more frought with fun, mischievous events, and childlike pleasures. It's a great book to read if you want something to divert you and get your mind off of the stress in your life for at time! Since I work with children, I appreicated the fun of the book, and the fact that the main characters were almost all under the age of fifteen!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Little Men is a great book. What I like most about it is that the book is so detailed. For the chapter Crops, it tells you exactly what crops let's say Tommy, or Nan; Daisy, Demi; etc. grew. A #1 book for people who like Little Women. Definetly an A+.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed reading this book. It was a great sequel to Little Women. The charaters are great and the story is quite enjoyable. I highly recommend it.
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I like the chapter about "Naughty Nan". She sounds awfully interesting to be with!
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Review below mine you are the worst reviewer ever and you have HORIBLE taste you SUCK
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How do you know it was a him who wrote the passage.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the most hilarious book ever. I want to read it again. I love it. Get this book you will love it to.
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This is a cool book. I agree that you should read little women first because it will help you understand a couple more things. The little girl Daisy is adorable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Is this the complete version? Please respond.
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