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Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder on Wisdom and Virtues

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ISBN-10: 1400307848

ISBN-13: 9781400307845

Edition: 2006

Authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Stephen W. Hines

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From helping others in times of need, to keeping and maintaining friendships, to having a positive attitude, Laura's words of wisdom in Writings to Young Women from Laura Ingalls Wilder: On Wisdom and Virtues are applicable even in today's world. As she shares stories and experiences from her own life, she encourages readers to live lives of integrity and to realize their dreams.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 5/10/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Wilder was born near Pepin, Wisconsin; attended school in DeSmet, South Dakota; and became a teacher before she was 16, teaching for seven years in Dakota Territory schools. She and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, farmed near DeSmet for about nine years and then moved to Mansfield, Missouri, where they lived out the rest of their days. Wilder did not write her first book, Little House in the Big Woods, about her early years in Wisconsin, until late in life, on the urging of her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. It was first published in 1932. She followed this with Farmer Boy (1933), a book about her husband's childhood in New York State. She then completed a series of books about her life as she…    

Foreword
Acknowledgments
It Pays to Do the Right Thing
The Helping Hand of Helpfulness
Let Us Be Just
If We Only Understood
A Dog's a Dog for A' That
A Few Minutes with a Poet
Do the Right Thing Always
Kind Hearts
Everyday Implications of the Golden Rule
How Much Are Your Words Worth?
A Man's Word Is All He Has
Just a Question of Tact
Swearing
Honor and Duty
Troubles Grow as We Talk about Them
Keeping Friends
The Window Through Which We See the World
Lesson from an Irish Fable
The Armor of a Smile
Laura and Mary Quarrel at Thanksgiving
When the Blues Descend
The Creative Chemistry of Life
The Light We Throw
The Blessings of the Year
To be Well-Developed and Balanced
An Autumn Day
Simplify, Simplify
Compensations
To Stand by Ourselves
The Things That Matter
We Keep Right on Eating
The Hidden Cost of Getting What We Want
Make Your Dream a Reality
Make Your Garden!
Opportunity
Make Every Minute Count
Challenges
Make a New Beginning
The Source of Improvement
Learning Something New
About the Author/About the Editor