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The Complete Little Women Series: Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys (4 books in one) [Kindle Edition]

Louisa May Alcott , M Di Lernia
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

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Book Description

This Kindle collection contains all 4 of Louisa May Alcott's classic Little Women Series, chronicling the story of the March family through the years, together with a foreword and historical notes about each of the books.

Little Women (also called Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy)
Good Wives
Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
Jo's Boys and How They Turned Out

This material was NOT merely scanned from an ink-and-paper book, like many Kindle e-books are. All e-books offered by Di Lernia Publishers are hand-edited and checked for spelling and punctuation errors.


Product Details

  • File Size: 927 KB
  • Print Length: 807 pages
  • Publisher: Di Lernia Publishers (September 12, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00433TDD0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #176,233 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Bad, bad proofreading February 8, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
The stars are for the content: nice, rather preachy little stories. If you liked "Little Women," you will like the other stories well enough. But I take great umbrage at the claim above, that the books that are transcribed for the Kindle by this particular company are "hand-edited and checked for spelling and punctuation errors." It must have been checked by someone who has never been inside an English classroom in his/her life! I can excuse an error here or there, but at times whole words are missing, and I lose the whole context of a sentence as a result. It's frankly appalling...and I wouldn't be so offended by it if they hadn't made this incredibly false claim. It's such an insult to an acclaimed author. If they'd like to employ me to do their proofreading, I'd certainly be willing! But again, the stories are sweet and wholesome (too much so, one might say).
Added note: As I continued to read, I discovered an ENTIRE PAGE was missing. That's just awful. Hope I didn't miss anything important...
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I had recently reread my childhood hardback of Little Women due to our son acting in a college rendition of the Broadway musical. Afterwards, I couldn't remember what had happened to the characters in the sequels, so I purchased the series for my Kindle. At times the reading got a bit slow, but I was glad I persisted. I have felt very close to Alcott's March family for years, and it was rewarding to see what became of them over the years. The sequels aren't nearly as good as Little Women, but if you're a big fan of the original, you may be curious enough to stick with them till the end.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Classic May 22, 2010
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a must have if your daughters are into chapter books. My daughter who is 10 loves to read and has always love to read. I can't remember if I bought this when she was 9 or 10 but it is a great book and after she read it we watched the movie together. Another great book she loves is Anne of Green Gables and every year for Christmas she gets a new book in the series. She loves them and really loved this. It is easy to read and hard cover, it didn't take her very long but she will sit and read for over an hour at a time some times.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good classic October 25, 2009
By Kate
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Most children have probably seen one version or another of this wonderful classic so this is a great way to read it. It is abbreviated and short enough to hold interest. When I was a child I wore out a copy ,of what would be called these days a graphic version ,with wonderful illustrations. I wish that the illustrations in this version were better drawn and more colorful.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What an Absolute Treat!! November 24, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
"Little Women" was just the first book in a series of four books about the March family. The subsequent books go on to tell the stories of the characters as they travel through the years of their lives. It was so rewarding to share in their happiness and heart-breaks. These susequent books showed how their unfailing belief in God helped them get through some of the most difficult challenges they faced. It also showed how they never forgot to show their gratitude for all their blessings. Their faith was unwavering. These books were a great inspiration to me. I hope they will be for you also.
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16 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars You MUST read this book! February 19, 2006
A Kid's Review
Format:Hardcover
Little Woman is a book that everyone must read. I really love the characters and everything about it! My favorite character is Jo, who seems a lot like me because she loves books and isn't a really girlie girl. I also like Beth because she is so nice. I really recommend reading this book.

(by an 8 year old reviewer)
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book for Girls November 29, 2005
A Kid's Review
Format:Hardcover
This book was set in the civil war about four sisters and their mother. They also had a friend named Laurie. Their father was taking care of hurt and Ill soldiers. Then one day they were sent a telegram that said that their father was very ill, but he was cured and their father was luckily home in time for Christmas. One of the sisters, Beth, became ill also from helping a poor sick family.

This book is one of the best books I have ever read because it is filled with interesting things that happen! But my favorite part was when Laurie joined their busy bee society and when their mother leaves them by themselves for the entire day just to play a trick on them!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars childhood memories September 2, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I read most of the books during my pre-teen, early teen years. I was one of four daughters, and could see a little of all of the March girls in each of us. They were favorites of my mother and my grandmothers and gave us much to share. I couldn't wait to have the same conversations with my own children.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Like an old dear friend
I picked up this collection early this summer - having missed the eloquent and creative writing of the classics. Read more
Published 5 days ago by Amanda W.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
its great loved it
Published 12 days ago by Geraldine Casoria
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I really enjoyed reading the entire Little Women series
Published 18 days ago by Lena Stacy
5.0 out of 5 stars She was very pleased with the Little Wmen Series
Our granddaughter is an avid reader. She was very pleased with the Little Wmen Series.
Published 20 days ago by W. M. Mckinley
3.0 out of 5 stars but it was tedious.
I got bogged down in the prose. I was not surprised because I knew it was the style of the day, but it was tedious.
Published 1 month ago by Dr. Jim Brewer
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Starts™: Little Women (Classic Starts™ Series)
This book was purchased for a neighbor's children and they told me they are 100% satisfied with this fine book.
Published 3 months ago by don't think I have one
5.0 out of 5 stars This is how families should live
I hated for this to end. It was in the 60's when I read this book for the first time.Now it is 2014. Read more
Published 3 months ago by norma e durham
5.0 out of 5 stars The complete little women series
Was a book could not put down read more now then every before, a book that any one could read, young or young at heart.CMW
Published 3 months ago by Christine Walters
5.0 out of 5 stars I want to keep reading if
Such a great book collection that every time I read the first book I keep on reading it and reading it. It's a book that is hard to put down even when I'm tired I want to read it.
Published 3 months ago by Andraya
4.0 out of 5 stars Little Women series
I trip to childhood....it was what I wanted..I knew what I was getting and love the gentle & kind reading..My tastes have changed since a girl.... Read more
Published 3 months ago by summerdays
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More About the Author

Louisa May Alcott was both an abolitionist and a feminist. She is best known for Little Women (1868), a semi-autobiographical account of her childhood years with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. Alcott, unlike Jo, never married: "... because I have fallen in love with so many pretty girls and never once the least bit with any man." She was an advocate of women's suffrage and was the first woman to register to vote in Concord, Massachusetts.



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