The literature recommendation for this is from Little Men by Louisa May Alcott. Here are some resources.
Although I haven’t read the book, I did enjoy this adaptation starring Muriel Hemingway as Jo.
I’m not familiar with this version of Little Men, but it looks like it was made right after the first version of Little Women with Maureen O’Brien.
This is an audio book version of Little Men. If you click on the link, other versions pop up including a free version on Kindle unlimited and Audiobooks.
A 1940 movie of Little Men in its entirety from YouTube: