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The Adventures of Laura and Jack (A Little House Chapter Book)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura and her beloved bulldog, Jack, share some wild adventures as the Ingalls family moves from Wisconsin to Kansas and later to Minnesota.

By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House #5)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' house, Pa puts up the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the beautiful shores of Silver Lake. The Ingallses' covered-wagon travels are finally over.

County Fair

by Laura Ingalls Wilder Jody Wheeler

It's an exciting day for Almanzo as the Wilder family visits the county fair in this second My First Little House Book adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic Farmer Boy. There are contests, races, and good things to eat, and Almanzo can't wait to see what the judges think of his special pumpkin. Jody Wheeler's luminous illustrations bring Laura's beloved farmer boy to life.

The Deer In the Wood (My First Little House Books)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Pa sets out to find a deer for his family's dinner. Although he sees three deer, he cannot kill them, not even to feed his family. When he tells his children about his encounter with the deer, they happily agree that bread and butter makes a fine supper. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.

Farmer Boy (Little House #3)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder Garth Williams

While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Here Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the river and stored. Time for fun comes when the jolly tin peddler visits, or best of all, when the fair comes to town. This is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband Almanzo grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived.

The First Four Years (Little House #9)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning her life with her new husband, Almanzo. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard farming the land around their home, facing the hardships and triumphs encountered by so many American pioneers.

Going West (My First Little House Books)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A young pioneer girl and her family prepare to leave the big woods of Wisconsin and travel west in their covered wagon

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks

by Laura Ingalls Wilder Steven W. Hines

(front cover flap) Laura Ingalls Wilder WRITINGS FROM THE OZARKS Edited by Stephen W. Hines Before Laura Ingalls Wilder found fame with her Little House books, she made a name for herself with short nonfiction pieces in magazines and newspapers. Read today, these pieces offer insight into her development as a writer and depict farm life in the Ozarks- and also show us a different Laura Ingalls Wilder from the woman we have come to know. This volume collects essays by Wilder that originally appeared in the Missouri Ruralist between 1911 and 1924. Building on the initial compilation of these articles under the title Little House in the Ozarks, this revised edition marks a more comprehensive collection by adding forty-two additional Ruralist articles and restoring passages previously omitted from other articles.

A Little House Christmas: Holiday Stories from the Little House books

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

In her beloved Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder describes some of the Christmases she and her family celebrated on the frontier. Even if they don't have much money for presents, they always have one another, and that's enough to make any Christmas merry. This book gathers together five of Laura's classic Christmas stories from Little House in the Big Woods, Little Houes on the Prairie, and On the Banks of Plum Creek, and is illustrated with gently colorized versions of Garth Williams' original art. Picture descriptions present.

Little House in the Big Woods (Little House #1)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Wolves and panthers and bears roam the deep Wisconsin woods in the late 1870's. In those same woods, Laura lives with Pa and Ma, and her sisters, Mary and Baby Carrie, in a snug little house built of logs. Pa hunts and traps. Ma makes her own cheese and butter. All night long, the wind howls lonesomely, but Pa plays the fiddle and sings, keeping the family safe and cozy.This is the first book of the Laura Ingalls Wilder series. It takes place in Wisconsin in the late 1870's. It is followed by Little House on the Prairie. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Little House on the Prairie (Little House #2)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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.

A Little House Sampler

by Laura Ingalls Wilder William Anderson Rose Wilder Lane

Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the classic Little House books that have delighted millions of readers, was first encouraged to write about her early days on the frontier by her daughter, Rose. This collection is comprised of Laura's early autobiographical pieces along with stories and essays by Rose, an award-winning writer who herself wrote about growing up on the family farm. From log cabins and covered wagons to the hardworking farm life that Laura and Rose fondly recall, A Little House Sampler is a vivid and personal testament to nearly one hundred years of American life and history as seen by two remarkable women.

A Little House Traveler: Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Journeys Across America

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

(front flap) Ages 10 up By the mid-1950s Laura Ingalls Wilder's journeys had taken her from Wisconsin to South Dakota, from Missouri to California and back again. She had traveled by wagon, by train, and by car; alone, with her husband, and with her daughter. She had watched the times, seasons, and people change over six decades of traveling. But one thing remained the same: Laura always kept a pencil and paper with her to jot down notes about her experiences. For the first time ever, writings from three of Laura's most memorable trips have been collected in one special omnibus edition featuring historical black-and-white photographs. ON THE WAY HOME recounts her 1894 move with Rose and Almanzo from South Dakota to their new homestead in Mansfield, Missouri. WEST FROM HOME consists of letters from Laura to Almanzo as she traveled to California in 1915 to visit Rose. And previously unpublished materials from Laura and Almanzo's car trip in 1931 now tell the story of their first journey back to DeSmet, the town where Laura grew up, where she met Almanzo, and where they fell in love. Laura's candid sense of humor and keen eye for observation shine through in this wonderful collection of writings about the many places Laura Ingalls Wilder called home. HarperCollinsPublishers

A Little Prairie House

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A new little house for Laura! Pa picks a special spot on the prairie and builds his family a snug log cabin home.

Little Town On the Prairie (Little House #7)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

In this seventh book of the "Little House" series, The citizens of De Smet bring culture to the prairie, and Laura's courtship with Almanzo begins.

The Long Winter (Little House #6)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The first terrible storm comes to the barren prairie in October, and then it snows until April.

On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House #4)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Ingalls family moves from Kansas to Minnesota.

On the Way Home (Little House #10)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

1894 diary of Laura with comments by her daughter, Rose on their journey from South Dakota to Missouri.

Summertime in the Big Woods (My First Little House Books)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A little girl and her pioneer family spend a summer in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.

These Happy Golden Years (Little House #8)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

This book details the early years of Laura's Other books by Wilder are available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy. life away from the Ingalls farm, and her time with her husband, Alonzo.

West from Home: The Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915 (Little House #11)

by Laura Ingalls Wilder Roger Lea Macbride

Laura Ingalls Wilder described her 1915 voyage to San Francisco to visit her daughter, Rose Lane. Laura's husband, Almanzo, was unable to leave their Missouri farm and these are her faithful letters home, vividly describing every detail of her journey.

Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder - Volume One

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

From helping others in times of need, to keeping and maintaining friendships, to having a positive attitude, Laura's words of wisdom in Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder: On Wisdom and Virtues are applicable even in today's world. As she shares stories and experiences from her own life, she encourages readers to live lives of integrity and to realize their dreams.

Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder - Volume Two

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

In Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder: On Life As a Pioneer Woman, Laura tells her readers what it was like to be a pioneer in the early 1900s. Her stories and insights show us how difficult even the simplest chores or tasks were for the early pioneers, yet through it all she continued to see each situation as an adventure--as if she was truly blazing the trail for future generations.

Writings to Young Women on Laura Ingalls Wilder - Volume Three

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

In Writings to Young Women on Laura Ingalls Wilder: As Told by Her Family, Friends, and Neighbors, we see Laura through the eyes of those who knew her best. They tell of her insatiable love for reading and learning new things, her reactions to the fame from her best-selling children's series, and even which book she considered her favorite.

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