Jo’s Last Scrape
by Louisa May Alcott from Jo's Boys
Chapter 3 passage: Louisa May Alcott wrote three books about her character Josephine “Jo” March Bhaer. The first two books, “Little Women” and “Little Men,” were published over 14 years before this final one, “Jo’s Boys.” It was published in 1886 and tells the story of Jo, her husband, Professor Bhaer, their two sons, and the boys and girls they taught in their school. Students will read the passage and answer questions on the plot and the characters.