Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life

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YWAM Publishing, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 196 pages
From the big woods of Wisconsin to the Indian country of the Great Plains, new adventures and landscapes filled the rich childhood of Laura Ingalls Wilder. On a frontier steeped in both danger and great possibility, Laura would grow up to witness firsthand the rapid transformation of the West as pioneers and covered wagons gave way to farms, towns, and railroads.A pioneer, teacher, farmer's wife, and storyteller, Laura Ingalls Wilder experienced one of the most exciting times in American history - history that this gifted writer brought to life for millions and preserved for generations to come (1867-1957).Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family. Pages: 193 (paperback)Ages: 10+
 

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Another great book by the Benge's!

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My girls and I read this book as a great review, or overview, of Laura's life. They enjoyed the "Little House" books but this biography was helpful in gaining the big picture of Laura's life. It had ... Read full review

Contents

The Family Storyteller
9
On the Prairie
13
Moving On
25
A New Life in the Wisconsin Woods
39
A Christmas Surprise
51
A Sugar Snow
63
On the Banks of Plum Creek
77
The Strange Cloud
89
Working on the Railroad
115
The Long Winter
131
A Quiet Steady Man
145
Joy and Sorrow
157
A Real Home
171
Old Things Passing Away
181
Bibliography 195
Copyright

Burr Oak
103

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