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Little Town on the Prairie

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Series: Little House: The Laura Years (7), Little House Novels, Chronological Order (book 22)

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Pa's homestead thrives, Laura gets her first job in town, blackbirds eat the corn and oats crops, Mary goes to college, and Laura gets into trouble at school, but becomes a certified school teacher.
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After listening to the first book of the little house series I couldn't resist myself to finish the series as soon as possible so that I know what happened to Laura and his family. I didn't read any other books before finishing this series. ( )
  rezaulhayat | Aug 6, 2023 |
how do you participate in the torment of your teacher and then become her sister-in-law? did Laura and Lazy Lousy Lizzie Jane ever talk over old times?? ( )
  alison-rose | May 22, 2023 |
Independent reading Level: Grades 4-5
Awards: Five of the Little House book have been Honor Books for the Newbery Medal. In 1938, On the Banks of Plum Creek, was an Honor Book; in 1940 By the Shores of Silver Lake was as well. ( )
  Zynasia | Apr 18, 2023 |
Wow, this is a tone shift from the previous one! Well, there is still 'blackbirds eat all our crops', but this is much more people living with people, Laura getting her first job, Laura going to school, Laura going to literaries and sociables, swapping name cards, going to birthday parties... it is very different from 'we are slowly freezing and starving to death'. And Almanzo is starting to court Laura (although she still seems more interested in his gorgeous horses than in him!) ( )
  atreic | Sep 2, 2022 |
“There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.”
― Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie

I read the whole Little House series as a kid. I would like to reread some of them and this one is one of my all time faves from the series.

I adored the whole little house family and loved Laura's determination to become a teacher. I loved everything about the series and this book, even Nellie and her "name cards". I still get a smile on my face from these books even after all this time. ( )
  Thebeautifulsea | Aug 5, 2022 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Laura Ingalls Wilderprimary authorall editionscalculated
Cazier, CatherineTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jones, CherryNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Orsot, CatherineTraductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Williams, GarthIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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One evening at supper, Pa asked, "How would you like to work in town, Laura?"
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Pa's homestead thrives, Laura gets her first job in town, blackbirds eat the corn and oats crops, Mary goes to college, and Laura gets into trouble at school, but becomes a certified school teacher.

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The long winter is over, but there is still work to be done. Laura spends many hours each day sewing shirts to help send Mary to a college for the blind. But, in the evenings, Laura makes time for a new caller, Almanzo Wilder.

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