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Jo's Story (Portraits of Little Women)

3.62 of 5 stars 3.62  ·  rating details  ·  192 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Tomboy Jo March would rather die than spend time with wealthy, proper Aunt March.She'd much rather race against the boys at school or star in all the swashbuckling plays she writes.But when Aunt March offers to adopt one of the March sisters to help ease the family money problems, Jo decides to make the ultimate sacrifice.She'll tear herself away from her sisters and paren ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published October 6th 1997 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 1997)
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Susan Beth Pfeffer really has a handle on the "little women." I remember I loved this book as a kid, and I absolutely ate it up. Jo has always been my favorite little woman, so I always enjoyed this short jaunt with my favorite character. This is a short, easy read that young girls will enjoy. Reading this now, I focused mainly on whether I thought Pfeffer stayed true to the characters, and I really felt that she did. Jo's "sacrifice" for her family is something that is so typically Jo, and I th ...more
This was lying around the house, so I decided to read it. My 10-year-old daughter had enjoyed it, so I wanted to see what it was about.

This is a very nice little book, and a quick read. The story is well developed and just complex enough in its 71 pages to be interesting. Good values, good plot. I liked it.
Jan 08, 2014 Sarah rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: mak
not as good as little women.
Volt 4 lanytestvér Jo (Josephine),Amy Beth és Meg.
Kolcson akkarta kérni egy Oliver Twist konyvet ,de csak akkor ha lanyosan viselkedik ,de nem sikerult neki.
Nem kapta meg .

Az nagy gyerekeknek volt.(a konyv)
A story is given for each of the March sisters at age 10. These are great and go well with Little Women...perfect for LW fans who want more. I wish I had known about these when I was little!
This tells the story of Jo, was kinda fun to read

And yes, I know this is not written by Louis May Alcott, But it is related to her work, so I put it on this shelf.
I loved these when I was in 4th/5th grade - a story is given for each of the March sisters at age 10. Jo was my favorite, of course :)
No. 1: The girl on the front is too elagant for Jo to ever be. No. 2 horrid adaption. dislike. Stick to the classic.
Feb 06, 2008 Clare rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 9-11
Recommended to Clare by: my 2nd grade librarian
A great look on the classic new england story. Many people should read little women, then portraits of little women.

Nice side story to the series. Think I will read the others too!
Jo's my style. She's got a good heart, but can totally be a brat sometimes.
So boring. And I failed the AR test in second grade.
I really liked these books!!!
Quick, easy read.
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Susan Beth Pfeffer was born in New York City in 1948. She grew up in the city and its nearby suburbs and spent summers in the Catskill Mountains. When she was six her father wrote and published a book on constitutional law, and Pfeffer decided that she, too, wanted to be a writer. That year she wrote her first story, about the love between an Oreo cookie and a pair of scissors. However, it wasn't ...more
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