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Amy's Story (Portraits of Little Women)

3.52  ·  Rating Details  ·  162 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Beautiful Amy March, the youngest March sister, is a talented artist. Everyone praises her lifelike portraits. The one person she can’t draw is herself. So when a photographer’s studio opens in town, Amy is thrilled. Now her pretty blond curls and piercing blue eyes can be captured forever in a photograph. Except that a photograph costs quite a bit of money–more than she h ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published August 14th 2001 by Yearling (first published 1997)
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Enikő
Jun 01, 2011 Enikő rated it really liked it
Another one of my daughter's library books that I picked up and read in under an hour.

This is a very nice story, with a very engaging main character, Amy March. It is very well written, and exposes the plot and wraps it up very nicely, considering the short length of the book. It does end on a positive note, but doesn't have a fairy tale ending. Instead, the ending is very realistic. There is a positive message to it, but things are not perfect, as the story ends with the girls' father going off
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Lindsay
Apr 12, 2015 Lindsay rated it liked it
Of the 4 books in this little series, Amy's Story is the most in line with Alcott's original character.
Brindi
Aug 04, 2012 Brindi rated it really liked it
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!

Now that I've finally finished all 4, my absolute favorite was Meg's Story and my least favorite (but still liked!) was Jo's Story. I felt hers was the least believable when compared to Alcott's personal writing style.
Susana
Sep 08, 2011 Susana added it
So you know when you read books when your little and then when your older you some how come in contact with them again? this book is one of those special case's. It's basically "little women" but for elementary kids. I strongly believe this book brought me to read the "little women" series.
Jordanna
Jan 20, 2010 Jordanna rated it really liked it
Shelves: little-women
this story is about a girl named Amy. She wants her picture taken. She gives her dad a surprise with her money. Then she gets a little surprise of her own.
Kathryn
Feb 29, 2012 Kathryn rated it liked it
Shelves: school-age
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 :)
Britt-goodie of newsieness
This was a fun one, but all my books are fun. It was a good book. Yeah.
Clare
Nov 18, 2008 Clare rated it really liked it
This one was pretty good.
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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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