When their father goes off to war, the March sisters find that they must band together to help their mother survive many hardships. Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy discover the value of work and service. They also have fun going on picnics, entertaining friends and preparing for the holidays. through the years, the girls grow closer as they experience life s many trials and joys. This easy to read adaptation of the classic novel is guaranteed to hook beginning readers not yet ready to tackle the original.