Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl

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When Laura Ingalls Wilder was a little girl in the late 1800's, her family moved nine times in three years. The Wilders faced great hardships on the prairie. The crops they planted were destroyed by grasshoppers. Brutal snowstorms brought them close to starvation. But for Laura, who was born with her father's pioneer spirit, home wasn't a house—it was being with Ma, Pa, Mary, and baby Carrie. At the age of 65 she put pen to paper and wrote about memories. Through hard work and the help of her daughter, Rose, she ...

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Milwaukee 1996 Hardcover Good 104 p. : ill.; 24 cm. Originally published: c1992. Includes index. Ex-Library expected imperfections.

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When Laura Ingalls Wilder was a little girl in the late 1800's, her family moved nine times in three years. The Wilders faced great hardships on the prairie. The crops they planted were destroyed by grasshoppers. Brutal snowstorms brought them close to starvation. But for Laura, who was born with her father's pioneer spirit, home wasn't a house—it was being with Ma, Pa, Mary, and baby Carrie. At the age of 65 she put pen to paper and wrote about memories. Through hard work and the help of her daughter, Rose, she became a successful author. The wonderful books she left behind tell the story of a rich life in the face of good times and bad.

A biography of the writer whose pioneer life on the American prairie became the basis for her "Little House" books.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780836814767
  • Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/1996
  • Series: Famous Lives Ser.
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 104
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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