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Louisa May Alcott's Birthday

Celebrate Louisa May Alcott's birthday on November 29th with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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Henry Holt / Christy Ottaviano Books

Louisa

The Life of Louisa May Alcott

When Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there’s a lot...

"...When Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there’s a lot.... When Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there’s a lot more to her rags-to-riches story. Louisa came from a family that was poor but freethinking, and she started teaching when she was only seventeen years old. But writing was her pas..."

By Yona Zeldis McDonough and Bethanne Andersen

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Louisa May Alcott

A Modern Biography

A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.

"...A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.. A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.. ..."

Martha Saxton Martha Saxton

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