Mary Ingalls on Her Own

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Zondervan, Dec 26, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Mary IngalLs lost her sight after a devastating bout of scarlet fever. Now Mary has the opportunity to attend the Iowa College for the Blind, where she will get a fresh start with her education and can learn the skills she needs for an independent future as well.

It seems like a dream come true. But it also means leaving her cherished family behind in Dakota Territory, including her sister Laura. Laura's feisty personality has always complemented Mary's quiet nature, and ever since Mary lost her sight, Laura has served as Mary's "eyes" to the world. Now that she's on her own, Mary must learn to get along without her beloved sister, and in the process realizes that she may have a bit of Laura's spunk in her after all.

For the first time, readers will get a glimpse into the life of Mary Ingalls and will discover a whole new side of this Little House sister they've gotten to know through Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic Little House books.

 

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Our daughter is the girl on the front of the book. We are a homeschooling family, and our girls have always loved the Little House series of books and TV shows. So, when our oldest daughter was ... Read full review

Contents

College Girl
1
Mattie
20
Entrance Examinations
46
An End and a Beginning
60
Daisy Chain
86
Word from Home
103
The Storm
126
A New Outlook
146
At Home
160
Afterword
177
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About the author (2007)

Elizabeth Kimmel Willard, the pen name for Elizabeth Cody Kimmel, is a lifetime Little House enthusiast. She is the author of many books for children, including the Lily B. series. She lives in Cold Spring, New York, with her husband and their daughter.

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