The characters are Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy growing up in the 19th century during the Civil war.
Their father left to war and had gotten injured. Their mother who was a nurse went to go nurse her husband back to health. As the years go by the girls become women and learn more about life and love. They learn that why should they always get gifts and what about people who don’t have money? So they give there presents to the less fortunate. Then, the meet their next door neighbor which sent food and gifts to them and they all fall for him. Then, in the end one of the sisters ends up marrying him. Soon after the other sisters end up meeting someone. After,Jo becomes a school teacher. Then, a couple of years after nieces and nephews are born. I recommend this book because it had a twist to it that no other book had.
There neighbor sent a couple of these
This story takes place around Christmas time.
The title and the book's author.
There mother was a nurse.