Littler Women

A Modern Retelling

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About The Book

“This modern-day retelling is a fun addition for…young Little Women fans.” —School Library Journal

“Schaefer’s version [is] jazzed-up with references to modern kids’ books, recipes, and craft projects.” —Kirkus Reviews

The March sisters encounter new friends, challenges, school dances, and more in this fresh, modern retelling of the perennial classic, Little Women.

Thirteen-year-old Meg March and her sisters Jo (twelve), Beth (ten), and Amy (nine) are a close-knit group who share in one another’s hopes and dreams, as well as struggles and frustrations. Over the course of one year they get to know their neighbors the Lawrences, attend school dances and sleepovers, have first crushes, and grow closer as sisters, despite their differences.

This sweet, contemporary take on part one of the beloved novel Little Women is the perfect introduction for young readers to the March family. With a craft project or recipe at the end of every chapter, Littler Women is sure to become a cherished favorite.

About The Author

Courtesy of Laura Schaefer

Laura Schaefer is the author of The Teashop GirlsThe Secret Ingredient, and Littler Women. She lives in Orlando, Florida, with her husband and daughter. When she’s not writing middle grade novels, you might find her scoping out local coffee shops, taking long walks with only partially working headphones, and poking around the library for treasures. Laura’s favorite Little Women character is Jo (whose isn’t?), but she confesses to a strong fondness for Amy as well. Visit her online at LauraSchaeferWriter.com or follow her on Twitter at @TeaShopGirl.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (April 2019)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481487627
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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