Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life [NOOK Book]

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Written for ages 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!

"Laura stared at the black cloud blotting out the sun. The cloud was unlike anything she had ever seen. As it got closer, it made a strange noise, like hail pelting the ground. Suddenly the sky began to rain grasshoppers. The bugs clung to Laura's hair and clothes and peered at her with bulging eyes. Soon they began destroying...
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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life

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Overview

Written for ages 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!

"Laura stared at the black cloud blotting out the sun. The cloud was unlike anything she had ever seen. As it got closer, it made a strange noise, like hail pelting the ground. Suddenly the sky began to rain grasshoppers. The bugs clung to Laura's hair and clothes and peered at her with bulging eyes. Soon they began destroying Papa's crops."

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.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016514116
  • Publisher: Emerald Books
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Series: Heroes of History , #0
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 191,085
  • File size: 708 KB

Meet the Author

Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with more than twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2013

    I love Laura!

    I love Laura and am so happy that she could share her life with mine in her original books which haven't quite made it to NOOKs. My favorite so far is Little Town on the Prairie. I am so glad she mentioned Mary, who is a lot like me. I have blond hair and blue eyes which are near sighted.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2013

    Love it

    Laura isamazing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    Laura ingalls wiler

    About the Life of laua ingalls wilder

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