Under the Lilacs by Louisa M. AlcottApplewood Books
This charming tale for young readers, from beloved American author Louisa May Alcott, is remembered fondly by generations of American girls. The story follows the adventures of sisters Bab and Betty Moss, their new circus-runaway-friend Ben, his dog, Sancho, and a neighbor, Miss Celia. As always, Miss Alcott's writing is filled with gentle life lessons, examples of good and evil, and down-to-earth characters. Under the Lilacs, the seventh book in Louisa May Alcott's series of eight novels for young people, is a perfect book for parents to read aloud to their children.