Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Laura Ingalls Wilder is one of the best-loved writers of all time. As a young girl, she was always telling stories, just like her Pa. When she got older, she wrote down some of her memories from her childhood. But she didn't realize how many people would be interested in her life as a pioneer girl. Laura's books about her family and each little house they lived in became classics. Author Ginger Wadsworth tells the story of the brave little pioneer girl who grew up to be one of America's most famous writers.

Examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's life as a pioneer girl and her work as a writer describing that life for others.

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Children's Literature - Uma Krishnaswami
Part of the publisher's "On My Own" series (including titles as wide-ranging as Booker T. Washington, Wilma Mankiller, and Pablo Picasso), this biography for second and third grades spotlights the life of a writer beloved by generations of American readers. Laura's relationship with her sister Mary is rendered for the young reader, as is Wilder's realization later in life that she was indeed a writer. Missing in this biography is the role of Native Americans in the lives of pioneer families such as Laura's--roles and perceptions that led to their portrayal in the Little House books in ways that are deeply disturbing to today's Native peoples. Alas, a missed opportunity to help young readers understand this aspect of changing times and more. Written in an easy-to-read format, with gentle watercolor illustrations, the book effectively presents Wilder's passion for story as it formed throughout her life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613682497
  • Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
  • Publication date: 12/1/2003
  • Pages: 48

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