Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

Eight cousins / Louisa May Alcott. - First edition. - Fairfield, IA : 1st World Library Literary Society, 2004. - 299 pages ; 23 cm.

Thirteen-year-old Rose Campbell has been cared for by her well-meaning but rather fussy aunts during the year since her father's death. When her legal guardian‚ Uncle Alex‚ returns from his world travels‚ Rose's pallor and listless‚ "ladylike" ways shock him. He proposes that he take charge of her education‚ health and life style for a year to try and make her life more wholesome and happy. Many amusing and touching incidents revolving around Rose's relationships with her seven boisterous but affectionate male cousins.

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Family life--Juvenile fiction.
Orphans--Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Cousins--Juvenile fiction.
Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10.

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