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By the Shores of Silver Lake - Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams
By the Shores of Silver Lake
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3.84 505
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780060885410 (0060885416)
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
Series: Little House (#5)
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Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House #5)
Yet another re-read from years ago when I was younger, but this book fell a little flat for me. Laura's "seeing with words" for Mary got rather annoying, as did her bemoaning doing her duty and becoming a teacher. I liked the descriptions of how the railroad and town got built, and the emotion tha...
Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 By the Shores of Silver Lake
Yet another re-read from years ago when I was younger, but this book fell a little flat for me. Laura's "seeing with words" for Mary got rather annoying, as did her bemoaning doing her duty and becoming a teacher. I liked the descriptions of how the railroad and town got built, and the emotion tha...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
Another interesting read in the Little House series. Sigourney remains fascinated by everything Laura. And I'm loving the example Laura sets for young girls. Sure, everyone in the family needs to chip in on chores, and teaching and child-raising are extremely important jobs. But in no way should a g...
Ellinor's Litventures
Ellinor's Litventures rated it
5.0
I really love the pioneer spirit in this novel. It is even stronger than in Little House on the Prairie. I was feeling with the family and especially with Laura much more than in the previous books. I so hoped that things would turn out alright for them especially when Laura's father gets his claim....
Kiwiria
Kiwiria rated it
This is very obviously a 'transitional' book where Laura has to get her and her family from one place to the next but not much happens. It's a true sign of a good author, however, when even books where 'not much happens' are well worth reading :)
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