The P.C. and P.O.
by Louisa May Alcott
Chapter Ten passage: "Little Women" is Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about four sisters growing up during the American Civil War. This passage shows the difference in the sisters' personalities as conveyed by their choices of plants for their individual garden plots. After reading the text, students will use context clues to answer language questions and interpret the personality of one sister based on her garden.