Beth is thirteen, with a shy manner, a timid voice, and a peaceful expression which was seldom disturbed. She has a close relationship with Jo, despite their different personalities. She seemed to live in a happy world of her own, only venturing out to meet the few whom she trusted and loved. Long, quiet days she spent, not lonely nor idle, for her little world was peopled with imaginary friends, and she was by nature a busy bee. She enjoys taking care of her dolls. Docile and shy, she prefers to be home schooled and avoids most public situations.
Amy, though the youngest, was a most important person, in her own opinion at least. A she has blue eyes, and yellow hair curling on her shoulders, and always carrying herself like a young lady mindful of her manners. Her little airs and graces were much admired, so were her accomplishments, for besides her drawing. Her age twelve when the story begins—Amy is interested in art. "Little Raphael," as her sisters called her, had a decided talent for drawing, She is given to pouting, fits of temper, and vanity; but she attempt to improve herself gradually. Amy considered herself the flower of the family.
Meg, short for Margaret, is the oldest and (until Amy grows up) the prettiest of the four March sisters. She is very pretty, being plump and fair, with large eyes, plenty of soft brown hair, a sweet mouth, and white hands, of which she was rather proud. She's also the most typical of the sisters .Meg runs the household when her mother is absent.