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Little House on the Prairie

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Meet Laura Ingalls . . .

. . . the little girl who would grow up to write the Little House books. Pa Ingalls decides to sell the little log house, and the family sets out for Indian country! They travel from Wisconsin to Kansas and there, finally, Pa builds their little house on the prairie. Sometimes farm life is difficult, even dangerous, but Laura and the family are kept busy and are happy with the promise of their new life on the prairie. Laura and her family journey west by covered wagon, only to find they are in Indian territory and must move on.

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Synopsis:

The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas. They travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the best spot to build their little house on the prairie. Soon they are planting and plowing, hunting wild ducks and turkeys, and gathering grass for their cows. Sometimes pioneer life is hard, but Laura and her folks are always busy and happy in their new little house.

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."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060264468
ill.:
Willimas, Garth
Author:
Williams, Garth
Illustrator:
Willimas, Garth
Author:
by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Garth Williams
Author:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Author:
Williams, Garth
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Kansas
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:
Great plains
Subject:
Great Plains Fiction.
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Library
Series:
Little House
Series Volume:
19
Publication Date:
19610719
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 1.13 in 16.00 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas. They travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the best spot to build their little house on the prairie. Soon they are planting and plowing, hunting wild ducks and turkeys, and gathering grass for their cows. Sometimes pioneer life is hard, but Laura and her folks are always busy and happy in their new little house.
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