Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott, born in 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, is widely known as the author of Little Women, in which she modeled the characters after herself and her sisters. Published in 1868, the book was a huge success and others followed. Alcott was instructed in writing throughout her childhood by her father’s friends and acquaintances Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Margaret Fuller. An interesting fact about Louisa May Alcott is that she was born on her father’s birthday and was buried on the anniversary of the day of his funeral. Alcott never married. Learn more fun and interesting facts about Louisa May Alcott by asking and answering questions about her life in this category.

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