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Under the Lilacs by Louisa May Alcott
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Jul 24, 2009

it was ok
bookshelves: classic-fiction
Read in January, 2009

I was a bit disappointed with this work. I had just finished Rose in Bloom and An Old-Fashioned Girl, so I suppose that I was expecting a more mature book. It is a sweet read, however, for young readers who wish to become familiar with classic authors.
The book follows two young sisters, Bab and Betty, and their adventures with their young friend Ben, a circus runaway, his trick-dog, Sancho, and Miss Celia and Thornton, a brother and sister duo who also add spice to their life. With a true ‘story-book’ ending, this book chronicles their growth in stature and character and features a small amount of humour.
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