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Title: Poppies and wheat
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Language: English
Created by:
  • Louisa M. Alcott (Author)
Abstract: A short story which focuses on two girls who are on a trip to be companions to a Professor's wife abroad on a trip. Jane Bassett is a dutiful girl who has been governessing since she was sixteen while Ethel Amory is more flighty and in much more comfortable circumstances. This trip shows them their strengths and weaknesses and Jane, called Jenny, truly enjoys herself in London and both Jenny and Ethel learn to appreciate each other as well.

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Published: [n.d.]
Published in: United States
Contributed by: Boston Public Library

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