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Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in the Wisconsin woods in 1867. She wrote the Little House books based on her own experiences growing up on the Western frontier. Just like the characters in her stories, Laura and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest and experienced many of the... show more



Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in the Wisconsin woods in 1867. She wrote the Little House books based on her own experiences growing up on the Western frontier. Just like the characters in her stories, Laura and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest and experienced many of the same adventures. She finally settled down in Mansfield, Missouri with her husband, Almanzo, where she lived until her death in 1957.

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mrscstrickland
mrscstrickland rated it 9 months ago
Reading level and Leveling System: Guided Reading: Q Lexile Measure: 760L This book was my first favorite book during elementary school. Laura Ingalls and her family are heading to Kansas. Leaving behind their home in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, they travel by covered wagon until they find the per...
Maggie Wiygul ED511
Maggie Wiygul ED511 rated it 1 year ago
Lexile Level: 760L Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder is a classic book that details a girl's life living on the prairie of Kansas during the late 1800s. The book could be introduced to students who are naturally interested in American history and who may want to know what life wa...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 1 year ago
Two things about this cute classic: It makes you incredibly hungry almost every chapter. Which is fitting for a people struggling daily to get, prepare and store enough of it according to the season. Building from the point above, beyond the morality bits, it is quite the how-to manual on surviv...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 1 year ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI have never seen the TV adaptation of this book and only had a vague idea of what it was about. In terms of plot, this has more of a continuous storyline than Little House in the Big Woods. It's similar in that there are a lot of detailed descriptions...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 2 years ago
It took me two tries to get through this one. It was just so much more boring and racist than Little House in the Big Woods. I only "finished" because I skipped the malaria and Native American parts.
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