Christmas stories by Louisa May Alcott

I need your help! Here is one area of Louisa’s writing that I am not familiar with. Can you recommend to me Christmas stories that Louisa has written? Seems like a nice way to prepare for the Christmas season. 🙂

7 Replies to “Christmas stories by Louisa May Alcott”

  1. Hi, I’m an Alcott fan who came over from Sheila O’Malley’s. . . a couple of years ago, my mom found “The Quiet Little Woman: A Christmas Story.” It’s a collection of three stories (the title one, “Tilly’s Christmas,” and “Rosa’s Tale”) that appeared in magazines and were republished.

    I hope that’s helpful. 🙂

  2. I’m getting ready to order Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas Treasury from Amazon. It is comprised of a total of 18 stories including A Quiet Little Woman, Kate’s Choice, and What Love Can Do. I’ve never read any of them (that I know of) so this will be a holiday first for me.

  3. I wish I had found your blog earlier! It’s a little late now, but here are a few LMA-related Christmas stories. I haven’t had a chance to read all of them yet.

    A Christmas Dream, and How it Came True (from Lulu’s Library, Volume 1):

    Effie’s Christmas Dream, a play based on the story above:

    A Country Christmas:

    Becky’s Christmas Dream:

    Tilly’s Christmas (From Aunt Jo’s Scrap Bag, vol. 1):

    Tessa’s Surprises (also from Aunt Jo’s Scrap Bag, vol 1):

    Merry Christmas (poem) (there is a link to another Christmas poem at the bottom):

    Rosa’s Tale:

    Sophie’s Secret:

    Wow, that list ended up much longer than I expected, and I still feel like I’ve forgotten a couple. Enjoy!

    This site is a big help when locating LMA stories:

    1. Welcome! I’m sorry to have been slow in replying – I’ve been taking a break from the internet over Christmas. Awesome suggestions, thank you, and great tip regarding that last website.

  4. There are some anthologies available at Orchard House. I haven’t been there Christmas shopping in two years but I’m sure they’re still available.

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