Louisa May Alcott
Aug 5, 2013 — Earlier this summer, NPR's Backseat Book Club — our book club for young readers — asked you to weigh in on your favorite books for kids age 9-14. We heard from more than 2,000 of you, and our expert panel has whittled your hundreds and hundreds of nominations down to a list of 100 great reads.
Oct 31, 2011 — Looking for something thoughtful to go along with your Halloween thrills? Author Lisa Tucker recommends three page-turners that will make you feel scarily smart.
Jun 10, 2009 — When the stock market crashed, writer Lizzie Skurnick turned to her childhood bookcase, where she found a bunch of girls who learned to survive life's downsizing. Here are three heroines whose belt-tightening serves as great advice.
Jun 9, 2008 — The strong-willed second oldest sister of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, has inspired generations of femal—fans with her independence and pluck. But does she set too lofty an ideal?
Jul 26, 2011 — NPR coverage of An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.