~Louisa May Alcott in a letter to her mother accompanying a copy of her new book Moods.
Check your local PBS television schedule to find out when American Masters: Louisa May Alcott, the Woman Behind Little Women airs in your community.
More information at: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/
And if you live in or are visiting New England, a visit to the Alcott family home,
makes for fascinating family field trip for all ages!
For more information about Louisa May Alcott, visit the Library of Congress website at:
Louisa May Alcott's book Little Women is an extraordinary book to read
to your kids
aloudchapter by chapter
. Read it together before you see a movie version of the story. And after reading the book and viewing a Little W0men movie, have a conversation with your kids comparing and contrasting the story to the movie, and comparing and contrasting the experience of reading a book to watching a movie inspired by a book.
You can readily find copies of Little Women at your local neighborhood library, or you can read it online at: http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/AlcLitt.html