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Little Men

Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

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Published: 1871
Language: English
Wordcount: 105,030 / 289 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.9
LoC Category: PZ
Series: Little Women
Downloads: 10,864 497

Follow the life of Jo Bhaer and the students of the Plumfield Estate School that she runs with her husband. The mischievous children whom she loves and cares for as her own learn valuable lessons as they become proper gentlemen and ladies.

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dently schoolrooms, for desks, maps, blackboards, and books were scattered about. An open fire burned on the hearth, and several indolent lads lay on their backs before it, discussing a new cricket-ground, with such animation that their boots waved in the air. A tall youth was practising on the flute in one corner, quite undisturbed by the racket all about him. Two or three others were jumping over the desks, pausing, now and then, to get their breath and laugh at the droll sketches of a little wag who was caricaturing the whole household on a blackboard.

In the room on the left a long supper-table was seen, set forth with great pitchers of new milk, piles of brown and white bread, and perfect stacks of the shiny gingerbread so dear to boyish souls. A flavor of toast was in the air, also suggestions of baked apples, very tantalizing to one hungry little nose and stomach.

The hall, however, presented the most inviting prospect of all, for a brisk game of tag was going on in the upper entry. One l

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 2 reviews: ****

itz an amazing book, bt the first one remains my favorite coz i can't count the no of times i have read little women, about the lives of the four march sisters jo, meg, amy and beth. both books r beautifullly written and touching.... and the movie for little women (1994) iz like a dream come true

its a good book



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