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By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House Series: Classic Stories #5)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2015

    Love this book

    I think this is the book when Laura really grows up and lets go. It was really sad when Jack died and when Mary is sick. Laura is about my age here and i dont know if i would have been able to let go of the past like she did.

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  • Posted May 5, 2010

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    Fantastic family reading!

    I read all the Little House books out loud each night to my 8 year old daughter and my husband. We all love them! My daughter loves Laura and her family and my husband and I are continually astounded at how self-reliant Pa and Ma are. I never thought my husband would enjoy these books, but it really has turned into a family event each night.

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  • Posted April 27, 2010

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    Country Girls and Wolves

    In 2010 we live in a world that revolves around technology. Children know all about the electronic devices available from tv, cell phones, to games. Yet, many have no clue that electronic games once did not exist and life was wonderful. Laura Ingalls Wilder captures the simple pleasures of life and all that nature offered to children in her book, By the Shores of Silver Lake. There was no danger running across a frozen lake, but when you come across a wolves' den, your chances of getting away rely on quick instinct. I totally recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2009

    Little House series

    ALL of Laura Ingalls Wilder's stories are excellent, I would highly recommend to anyone!! And the color versions of the book are better quality books as far as the paper, doesn't tear as easily...And the color really enhances the stories for children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2008

    by the shores of silver lake

    another great book by laura ingalls wilder continuing the tradtion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2008

    ok book

    this was a pretty good book. my favorite part was when Laura and her family went on their very first train ride. I thought it was very sad how Laura's dog-Jack died.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2007

    Adventurous! Great book!

    It is a really good book! It shows thge change of little girl Laura to grown up Laura. It shows family bonds... and a surprise place they get to stay during the winter, but I'm not going to tell you. You'll have to read the book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2004

    This is a great book!

    Yes, I highly recommend this book! It is so great, you'll love it if you read it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2002

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    In the Shores of Silver Lake Laura sees a lot of railroad men. She learns how the men level the land so railroad tracks can be laid down. In the middle of this book people come and settle the land. Since people had no homes built yet they stayed in Laura's house and then moved on to going further west or settling around that area. I reccomend this book to people who want to learn about the wild west.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2000

    VERY GOOD!!!

    Very Good book!!! Talkes about Pa working on the railroad and mary being Blind.

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