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Little Town on the Prairie

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Little Town on the Prairie

By Laura Ingalls Wilder; Garth Williams (Illustrator)

HarperTrophy, Paperback, 9780064400077, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2008

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The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder's real childhood as an American pioneer and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family.

In Little Town on the Prairie, the seventh book in the beloved series, the young town of De Smet has survived the long, harsh winter of 1880-1881. With the arrival of spring comes invitations to socials, parties, and "literaries." Laura, who is now fifteen years old, attends her first evening social.

In her spare time, she sews shirts to help earn money to send Mary to a college for the blind. Laura also receives her teaching certificate and can work at a school. And, best of all, Almanzo Wilder asks permission to being walking her home from church. Life in the little town certainly is exciting

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