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These Happy Golden Years (Little House)

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Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During school vacations Laura has fun with her singing lessons, going on sleigh rides, and best of all, helping Almanzo Wilder drive his new buggy. Friendship soon turns to love for Laura and Almanzo in the romantic conclusion of this Little House book.

About the Author

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you've come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.

Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064400084
ill.:
Williams, Garth
Author:
Williams, Garth
Author:
by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Garth Williams
Author:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Author:
Gould, Wayne
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
South dakota
Subject:
Courtship
Subject:
Teachers
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Little House the Laura Years
Series Volume:
no. 12
Publication Date:
20080408
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.66x5.13x.73 in. .48 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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