Louisa May Alcott Little Women

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“My book came out; and people began to think that topsy-turvy Louisa would amount to something after all…” This is just one of many quotes by Louisa May Alcott. She was an American author who wrote a lot of books, and her most popular novel was Little Women. She worked under various pseudonyms for her novels, short stories, and poems. She were remember by how she wrote most of her books and how she got through her tragedies in her life.

To begin, Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832. First she lived in Germantown, Pennsylvania with her mother and father. She also had three sisters, and she was second oldest out of all the siblings plus she had two brothers. Next they moved to Boston, Massachusetts so her father could live out
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Also, she worked to help her family with the financial struggles, but her dream was to be writing and she did it. Yet, before becoming a famous author she had a lot of jobs to get her there. First she had to help her mother and father so she started working by reading to the elderly, but her sisters helped her. Next she started work by helping the children, during laundry, and mended but her sister, Ann, helped her and the money was more than her first job. Then she wrote her first poem in 1852 in a magazine. All in all, this is how she became a writer, but it took a lot of time for her to become famous. Furthermore, she wrote her first book called Flower Fables in Boston 1855. It is about her tragedy she have went through. Therefore she went to the Civil War and became a nurse to make more money. However when she was a nurse and got some type of poisoned that she got on some medicine that helped her. Then when she got back she wrote a book called Hospital Sketches about her life in the Civil War. Also she wrote about her life and family the tragedy that they went though it was called Little Women. This book was her most popular book she had. Finally she wrote a lot more book but none was popular has Little Women she even made a book about it. She had a lot more tragedy that she went though like her mother dying but happiness came when her sister got married and had one child. At last, her sister died living Louisa to take care of her child but her father died next and two later she die but she wrote one last book called Joy Boys. My finally thought about my author she was a wonder author and she wrote a lot

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