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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)

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ISBN13: 9780064400015
ISBN10: 0064400018
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Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack.

Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family must grow or catch all their own food as they get ready for the cold winter. But it is also exciting as Laura and her folks celebrate Christmas with homemade toys and treats, do the spring planting, bring in the harvest, and make their first trip into town. And every night they are safe and warm in their little house, with the happy sound of Pa's fiddle sending Laura and her sisters off to sleep.

And so begins Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of a pioneer girl and her family. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story.

Synopsis:

In this first book in the Little House series, the Ingalls family is snug in its Wisconsin log house, safe from blizzards, wolves, and the lonely forest. Illustrations.

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Thanks to her superstitious mother, Esther knows some tricks for avoiding bad luck: toss salt over your left shoulder, never button your shirt crooked, and avoid black cats. But even luck can't keep her family safe from the Great Depression. When Pa loses his job, Esther's family leaves their comfy Chicago life behind for a farm in Wisconsin.

Living on a farm comes with lots of hard work, but that means there are plenty of opportunities for Esther to show her mother how helpful she can be. She loves all of the farm animals (except the mean geese) and even better makes a fast friend in lively Bethany. But then Ma sees a sign that Esther just knows is wrong. If believing a superstition makes you miserable, how can that be good luck?

Debut author Gayle Rosengren brings the past to life in this extraordinary, hopeful story.

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 began his work on the pictures for the Little House books by meeting Laura Ingalls Wilder at her home in Missouri, and then he traveled to the sites of all the little houses. His charming art caused Laura to remark that she and her family "live again in these illustrations."

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reji, February 7, 2008 (view all comments by reji)
this book is very thrilling and exciting as well.!i also wanted to say happy birthday to the author!:)
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780064400015
ill.:
Morrell
Author:
Williams, Garth
Illustrator:
Morrell
Author:
Rosengren, Gayle
Author:
by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Garth Williams
Author:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Author:
ura Ingalls
Author:
Wilder, La
Author:
Lefaivre
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Frontier and pioneer life
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Wisconsin
Subject:
Family life -- Fiction.
Subject:
Wisconsin Fiction.
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Little House Original Series Paperback
Series Volume:
260
Publication Date:
October 1971
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , In this first book in the Little House series, the Ingalls family is snug in its Wisconsin log house, safe from blizzards, wolves, and the lonely forest. Illustrations.
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Thanks to her superstitious mother, Esther knows some tricks for avoiding bad luck: toss salt over your left shoulder, never button your shirt crooked, and avoid black cats. But even luck can't keep her family safe from the Great Depression. When Pa loses his job, Esther's family leaves their comfy Chicago life behind for a farm in Wisconsin.

Living on a farm comes with lots of hard work, but that means there are plenty of opportunities for Esther to show her mother how helpful she can be. She loves all of the farm animals (except the mean geese) and even better makes a fast friend in lively Bethany. But then Ma sees a sign that Esther just knows is wrong. If believing a superstition makes you miserable, how can that be good luck?

Debut author Gayle Rosengren brings the past to life in this extraordinary, hopeful story.

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