Give the GIFT of books, words, ideas to your kids. As you’re shopping today, pick up the Gift of Louisa May Alcott. Today’s her birthday!

Give the Gift of Louisa May Alcott this holiday season…

On November 29, 1832, American author Louisa May Alcott in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Louisa was the second of 4 daughters of Abigail May, a women’s suffrage and abolitionist advocate, and Amos Bronson Alcott, a transcendentalist philosopher and educator…


Louisa’s acclaimed novel, Little Women, a tale set in New England during the Civil War, remains a popular novel today. This and other tales were drawn from Louisa’s own experiences growing up.

Louisa is remembered as an accomplished writer, but she was also very involved in the reform movements of abolition of slavery and women’s rights… just like her mother.

Louisa died on March 6, 1888 and is buried on Authors Ridge of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, Massachusetts, very close to her family and famous friends Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau.

The literary gift of Louisa May Alcott to your kids and grandkids may be one of the greatest literary gifts they will ever receive.

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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