Little Town on the Prairie
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Little House (#7)
This is one of my favourite LIW books. I'm fascinated by the descriptions of life in town. Two things that struck me in particular were a) how modestly they lived and b) how quickly they had to grow up. Just think of Laura, going off to teach at age 15. I was no where near mature enough for that at ...
Laura is growing up, still constrained by her society. Seriously, she's supposed to sleep in her corset? Some of the cultural differences are really striking- f'rinstance, this passage where Grace, who is all of four or five years old, starts to cry when her parents are going away for a week:"'For s...
One of the few books I read in elementary school. I still remember bits and pieces of it. I loved this series.
Second Grade, my friend and I sat by the brick wall and read every little house on the prairie book together during every recess. We just found each other again via Facebook. She remembers those times.
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