Follow the lives of the March sisters, who are forced to pull together when their father leaves to fight in the war. But will the girls cope when disaster strikes and their mother has to leave too, or will their changing world pull them apart? This edition, written by Katie Dale has all the warmth of Louisa May Alcott's original classic.
Pearl/Band 18 books offer fluent readers a complex, substantial text with challenging themes to facilitate sustained comprehension, bridging the gap between a reading programme and longer chapter books.
Text type: Fiction from our literary heritage
Curriculum links: English: fiction from the literary heritage