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  1. 1. Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott by: Keira
  2. 2. Why did I chose this person?Why did I chose this person? I chose Louisa May Alcott because she wrote my favorite books Little Women, Little Men, and Jos Boys.
  3. 3. Early LifeEarly Life She was born in Pennsylvania but lived in Concord, Massachusetts. She was most known for writing Little Women. She studied with friends named Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Theodore Parker. She was also a house maid and a teacher to help her family from 1850 to 1862. She went to Washington D.C. as a Civil War Nurse.
  4. 4. AttributesAttributes She had brown hair and peach skin. She was also smart and a fictional writer.
  5. 5. Born and DiedBorn and Died She was born on November 29, 1832 and died on March 6, 1888.
  6. 6. Gifts and TalentsGifts and Talents Her gift and talents are writing poems, writing books, and being a nurse.
  7. 7. ChallengesChallenges Her sister named Lizzie died by a type of illness in March 14, 1856.
  8. 8. What happened when Louisa MayWhat happened when Louisa May Alcott was alive?Alcott was alive? The Civil War was happening. Louisa was a Civil War nurse in Washington, D.C. Louisa and her sister, May, went to Europe in 1870 for a vacation.
  9. 9. Episode or StoryEpisode or Story She is most known as the author of Little Woman. She wrote Little Woman from May 1868 to July 1868. Some of her similarities with Little Women are she has three sisters, there sisters died, and Jo March and Louisa were tomboys.
  10. 10. ContributionsContributions She gave us stories to help us use our imagination.
  11. 11. Two Pen NamesTwo Pen Names Her two pen names are Flora Fairfeild and A.M. Barnard.
  12. 12. Most Famous BooksMost Famous Books Her most famous books are Little Women, Little Men, Eight Cousins, and Jos Boys. She wrote books that had families as the main characters.
  13. 13. Works CitedWorks Cited http://www.louisamayalcott.org/louisamaytext.html http://xroads.virginia.edu/~Hyper/ALCOTT/ABOUTLA.html http://www.loa.org/volume.jsp?RequestID=405&gclid=CNnfgKrgvsICFQwP https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#safe=strict&q=louisa+may+alcott http://www.biography.com/people/louisa-may-alcott-9179520 http://www.history.com/search?q=what%20was%20louisa%20may%20alcott
  14. 14. WebsiteWebsite http://louisamayalcott1.weebly.com/