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Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett edited by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina

December 12, 2019 6:06 pm By Leave your thoughts

Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Library of America - Whenever you ask middle school readers what their favorite novel is, you’ll often hear “I love The Sercret Garden!” Possibly you’ll hear, “I love A Little Princess, too!” as both of these classic tales have been turned into big-budget movies with gorgeous settings and great acting in recent times. 

March Sisters

March Sisters: On life, death, and Little Women

August 28, 2019 11:13 am By Leave your thoughts

March Sisters: On life, death, and Little Women, Library of America - Louisa May Alcott’s semi-autobiographical classic novel, Little Women, written a century-and-half ago, continues to resonate, most recently prompting The Library of America’s new book, “March Sisters.” Four women writers comment on how the characters, loosely based on Alcott’s own family, shaped their own lives. 

Booth Tarkington, American Novelist

Booth Tarkington, Novels & Stories

August 13, 2019 2:09 pm By Leave your thoughts

Booth Tarkington, Novels & Stories, edited by Thomas Mallon, Library of America - Few have won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction twice, but Booth Tarkington did, first with his 1919 novel, “The Magnificent Ambersons,” and then, three years later, for “Alice Adams.”