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Laura Ingalls Wilder

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(1867 - 1957)

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura’s daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books.



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By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939)

Pa takes a job on the railroad and move Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie and Grace to the Dakota Territory where they spend the winter in a surveyor’s shanty.

1940

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Mildred Boyle
Helen Sewell

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By the Shores of Silver Lake (1953)

Pa takes a job on the railroad and moves Ma, Laura, Mary, Grace and Carrie to the Dakota Territory where they spend the winter in a surveyor’s shack.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Farmer Boy (1933)

The story of Almanzo Wilder growing up with his brother Royal and his two sisters on a big farm in New York state.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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Farmer Boy (1953)

This is the story of Almanzo Wilder and his brother Royal growing up with their two sisters on a big farm in New York state.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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The First Four Years (1971)

The first four years of Laura and Manly’s marriage brings joys - the birth of their daughter Rose - and sorrow - the loss of an infant son and a devastating fire.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook (1995)

This is a collection of recipes from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s own cookbook.

Author(s): William T. Anderson
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Photographs

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The Little House Diary (1985)

A day-by-day planner or diary for fans of the Little House series.

Author(s): Barbara M. Walker
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Little House in the Big Woods (1932)

In this, the first volume of her family saga, Laura Ingalls is living with her Ma and Pa, sisters Mary and Carrie in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, near Lake Pepin.

1932

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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Little House in the Big Woods (1953)

In this, the first volume of her family saga, Laura Ingalls is living with Pa and Ma, Mary and Carrie in the Big Woods of Wisconsin near Lake Pepin.

1932

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings (1991)

This is a collection of the columns and stories Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote for periodicals, many for the Missouri Ruralist.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): None

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Little House on the Prairie (1935)

In the second book of the Little House series, Pa takes the family and sets out for Indian Territory to stake a claim.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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Little House on the Prairie (1953)

In the second book of the Little House series, Pa takes the family and sets out for Indian Territory to stake a claim.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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A Little House Traveler Writings from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Journeys Across America (2006)

This is an anthology containing On the Way Home, West from Home and The Road Back Home, the story of Laura and Manly’s return to South Dakota in 1931.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Photographs

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Little Town on the Prairie (1941)

In the seventh book of her biographical series, Laura is living with Ma, Pa, Mary, Carrie and Grace in De Smet and earns her teaching certificate.

1942

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Mildred Boyle
Helen Sewell

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Little Town on the Prairie (1953)

In the seventh book of her biographical series, Laura is living with Ma, Pa, Mary, Carrie and Grace in De Smet and earns her teaching certificate.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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The Long Winter (1940)

The Indians warn that there will be a hard winter so Pa moves Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie and Grace to his store building in town for the winter.

1941

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Mildred Boyle
Helen Sewell

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The Long Winter (1953)

The Indians predict a hard winter so Pa moves Ma, Laura, Mary, Carrie and Grace to his store building in town.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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On the Banks of Plum Creek (1937)

In the fourth volume of her history Laura and the Ingalls family move to Minnesota and live in a dugout on the banks of Plum Creek.

1938

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Mildred Boyle
Helen Sewell

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On the Banks of Plum Creek (1953)

In this fourth volume of her family saga, the Ingalls family moves to Minnesota and settles on the banks of Plum Creek.

1938

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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On the Way Home (1962)

Devastated by drought, Laura and Almanzo Wilder give up their claim and move to Mansfield, Missouri.

Author(s): Rose Wilder Lane
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): The Etheredges
Photographs

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Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography (2014)

Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote her autobiography in 1930. It did not find a publisher but served as the basis for her subsequent series of Little House books. It is here published for the first time with copious annotations.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): None

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Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder (2016)

A large collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s correspondence dating from 1894 to 1956.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): None

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These Happy Golden Years (1943)

In the eighth book of her biography Laura Ingalls becomes Mrs. Almanzo Wilder.

1944

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Mildred Boyle
Helen Sewell

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These Happy Golden Years (1953)

In the final installment of Laura Ingalls’ biography she becomes Mrs. Almanzo Wilder.

1944

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Garth Williams

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West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder San Francisco 1915 (1974)

In 1915 Laura Ingalls Wilder went to San Francisco, California to visit her daughter Rose and see the Panama-Pacific Exposition. These are the letters she wrote to Almanzo who stayed to take care of the farm.

Author(s): Laura Ingalls Wilder
Illustrator(s): Photographs

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