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Despite many obstacles presented in 2020, library patrons could not be deterred from completing OPL's 2020 Reading Challenge. OPL staff are grateful to those who carried on with the challenge--including the 150+ participants who submitted a completed log sheet--and hope that participants found some new favorites among the titles they read during the course of the year. This recap highlights… (more)
From Library Staff
OMAHA KIDS LIBRARIANS Oct 15, 2020
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.
Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Actress, Best Original Score. Winner of Academy Award: Costume Design. Nominated for Academy Award: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Original Score, Best Picture, Adapted Screenplay.
Omaha Adult Librarians Nov 13, 2019
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in mid-nineteenth-century New England.
From the critics
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BetsyDaviesNaramta thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over
ArapahoeKate thinks this title is suitable for All Ages
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(regarding dressing up): ..."which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die"
“I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
"Please forgive me for being so cross. I came to make it up, and I can't go away till I have."
[Amy] enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
[T]o be independent and earn the praise of those she loved were the dearest wishes of [Jo's] heart.
There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.
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