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The Revelation of Louisa May

Michaela MacColl


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Louisa May Alcott can't believe it—her mother is leaving for the summer to earn money for the family and Louisa is to be in charge of the household. How will she find the time to write her stories, much less have any adventures of her own? But before long, Louisa finds herself juggling her temperamental father, a mysterious murder, a fugitive seeking refuge along the Underground Railroad, and blossoming love. Intertwining fact, fiction, and quotes from Little Women, Michaela MacColl has crafted another spunky heroine whose story will keep readers turning pages until the very end.

Praise For The Revelation of Louisa May

"A satisfying, thought-provoking read."--Publishers Weekly

"Reads like a contemporary young adult novel that will draw in a whole new audience."--School Library Connection, starred review

"A tantalizing glimpse of the real Louisa May Alcott's life."--Kirkus Reviews

Chronicle Books, 9781452133577, 272pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2015

About the Author

Michaela MacColl studied multidisciplinary history at Vassar College and Yale University, which turns out to be the perfect degree for writing historical fiction. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Connecticut.