Little Men

Little Men

Life at Plumfield With Jo's Boys

eBook - 2011
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This sequel to Little Women was published in 1871. The novel focuses on Nat Blake, a young student at the Plumfield Estate School run by Jo Bhaer and her husband, Professor Bhaer. The experiences of Nat and the other boys and girls at the school shape them into the men and women they will become.
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
ISBN: 9781411435681
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.


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Apr 22, 2017

You need to read this! Little Men keeps you engaged and makes you feel like you are in the book with all the characters. This book has all the emotions which makes it even more entertaining to read. If you haven't read this book already I would recommend it to you, and if you have try reading the other books in the series.

Mar 23, 2014

It's really great to continue reading the story of Jo and Professor Bhaer in this book. Even though it focuses on the boys they teach and take care of, it's easy to see their characters shine through. The boys (and girls) get in a lot of trouble, but ultimately try and fix their mistakes and learn to be moral people. One thing that the afterword noted which I found interesting is that there is no villain in this book, even though it is a children's book (the writer compared it to Harry Potter, LOTR and others where there is a prominent villain). Alcott shows that the evil is inside of people when they choose to act on it, rather than on good. Jo and Professor Bhaer teach this to the children and try to show them that acting good is always better in the end. It's a good moral book for children, teenagers, and adults alike.

mrsgail5756 Dec 30, 2013

A very good book. Not to be missed.

Apr 14, 2013

Such a sweet and timeless book. The lessons and setting are a wonderful, relaxing experience.

Nov 18, 2012

After reading Louisa M. Alcott's biography in the 'Childhood of Famous Americans' series I couldn't resist reading this, no matter how much I usually hate reading old-fashioned stories. This is the best book I've ever read, old-fashioned or not, I loved it.

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Feb 12, 2018

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