Retold by Anne Collins for beginner students of English, this is the sequel to Little Women, the story of the March sisters that has been popular for over 100 years. Meg is engaged to be married to John Brooke. Laurie Lawrence, their neighbour, disappointed after being refused by the spirited Jo, goes to Europe with his grandfather and meets up again with the younger sister, Amy. Meanwhile, Jo pursues a career as a writer in New York. She, too, is looking for happiness, but returns to her home when she learns that her beloved sister, Beth, is dangerously ill.