Born in 1832, Louisa
May Alcott was raised in a poor family with much love and grew up to become
a beloved writer. Do you know what her life was like?
What was it about
her father that caused him to lose his teaching job?
How did Louisa and her 3 sisters have so much fun together?
When did she begin to write her stories?
How old was she when her first story was published?
What are her most famous books?
In this beautiful
picture book biography of Louisa May Alcott, you will see how the difficult
parts of her life gave her memories that became the clay to mold her character
first and then her books. Bethanne Andersen's bold and dramatic illustrations
set the mood of the time. Some of her quotes and early poems are included
to help you to get to know her. You will even find her favorite yummy
recipe, New England Apple Slump! On the last page, the author includes
a timeline of the life of Louisa May Alcott and a biography for further
The Kids' Wings literature
guide invites group discussion, prediction, drama, problem-solving, and
skill-building. Teachers who want students to get to know this famous
writer will want make this intermediate-level picture book part of their
has created outstanding activities for each novel, units which provide
the latest in integrated curriculum.
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