One of the most popular books ever written about childhood charmingly recounts the homelife of four sisters: literary-minded Jo March; Meg, the older sister who marries a young tutor; fashionable and artistic Amy; and gentle, musically inclined Beth. An unforgettable depiction of mid-19th century New England life. Abridged. Author: Louisa May Alcott. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. 112 pages. Ages 8 and Up.