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Maria D. Wilkes

Author of Little House in Brookfield

12 Works 3,067 Members 24 Reviews

About the Author

Includes the names: Maria Wilkes, Maria T DiVencenzo

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Maria D. Wilkes is the pen name of author Maria T. DiVencenzo. She used the name 'Wilkes' when writing books for the Little House series.

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Legal name
DiVencenzo, Maria T.
Birthdate
20th century
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Places of residence
New York, New York, USA
Buffalo, New York, USA
Disambiguation notice
Maria D. Wilkes is the pen name of author Maria T. DiVencenzo. She used the name 'Wilkes' when writing books for the Little House series.

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Meet Caroline Quiner, the little girl who would grow up to be Laura Ingall's mother.
It's 1845 in the bustling frontier town of Brookfield, Wisconsin. Five-year-old Caroline lives in a frame house at the edge of town with her mother, her grandmother, and her five brothers and sisters. Caroline's father was lost at sea the year before, and the close-knit family is struggling to cope without him. Each day brings Caroline new responsibilities and new adventures as she strives to help Mother all she can. And though this first year on their own also brings Caroline and her family great hardship, they survive with courage and love.… (more)
 
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PlumfieldCH | 6 other reviews | Dec 9, 2023 |
None of the other "Little House Years" books are as good as the ones about Laura but other then the Laura books I prefer the Martha and Charlotte books. I don't enjoy the Caroline books as much because they are a bit uneven for me with some in the series being really good and others lacking.
 
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KateKat11 | 6 other reviews | Sep 24, 2021 |
None of the other "Little House Years" books are as good as the ones about Laura but other then the Laura books I prefer the Martha and Charlotte books. I don't enjoy the Caroline books as much because they are a bit uneven for me with some in the series being really good and others lacking.
 
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KateKat11 | 3 other reviews | Sep 24, 2021 |
None of the other "Little House Years" books are as good as the ones about Laura but other then the Laura books I prefer the Martha and Charlotte books. I don't enjoy the Caroline books as much because they are a bit uneven for me with some in the series being really good and others lacking.
 
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KateKat11 | 6 other reviews | Sep 24, 2021 |

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Works
12
Members
3,067
Popularity
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Rating
3.8
Reviews
24
ISBNs
61

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