MEG, JO, BETH, AND AMY: A MODERN RETELLING OF LITTLE WOMEN, by Rey Terciero, Bre Indigo (Illustrator)
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy are having a really tough year: Not only is their father overseas with the military and their working overtime to make ends meet, but each girl is struggling with her own unique problems. Whether it's school woes, health issues, boy troubles, or simply feeling lost, the March sisters all need the same thing: support from each other. By coming together--and sharing lots of laughs and tears--these four young women find the courage to discover who they truly are as individuals...and as a family.
Meg: the eldest March. She has a taste for the finer things in life – especially when it comes to clothes and parties – and dreams of marrying rich and leaving her five-floor walk-up apartment behind.
Jo: pushes her siblings to be true to themselves, yet feels like no one will accept her for who she truly is. Her passion for writing gives her an outlet to feel worthy in the eyes of her friends and family.
Beth: the timid sister with a voice begging to be heard. Guitar in hand, her courage inspires her siblings to seize the day and not take life for granted.
Amy: may be the baby of the family, but she has the biggest personality. Though she loves to fight with her sisters, her tough exterior protects a vulnerable heart that worries about her family's future.
Age: 8+ years
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Little Brown Books
Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 1 inches (WxHxD)