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Writings to Young Women on Laura Ingalls Wilder - As Told by Her Family, Friends, and Neighbors

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ISBN-10: 1400307864

ISBN-13: 9781400307869

Edition: 2006

Authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Stephen W. Hines

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In Writings to Young Women on Laura Ingalls Wilder: As Told by Her Family, Friends, and Neighbors , we see Laura through the eyes of those who knew her best. They tell of her insatiable love for reading and learning new things, her reactions to the fame from her best-selling children's series, and even which book she considered her favorite.
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 5/8/2006
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
"Little Town on the Prairie"-De Smet, South Dakota
Introduction to the De Smet Era
"Dakota Prairies"-A Poem
Child of the Prairie-The Personal Recollections of Neva Whaley Harding
Celebrated Author: The Mansfield Era
Introduction to the Mansfield Era
"Let's Visit Mrs. Wilder": Interview in the Missouri Ruralist
"The Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder": Feature Article in the Mansfield Mirror
"Mansfield Woman's Books Favored Both by Children and Grown-ups": Feature Article in the Mansfield Mirror
Remembering Laura
Friends and Travelers: The Personal Recollections of Neta Seal
Weekly Visits with Laura: The Personal Recollections of Nava Austin
Volunteer for Life: The Personal Recollections of Irene V. Lichty
Friends and Neighbors: The Personal Recollections of Mrs. Iola Jones, Sheldon Jones, and Roscoe Jones
Mother and Daughter
Laura and Rose
Mother and Daughter: The Personal Recollections of Tom Carnall and Alvie Turner
Unsolved Mysteries
Laura's Cave
What Became of the Artifacts, or Where Is Mary's Organ?
How Did Laura Really Come to Write Her Pioneer Saga?
Will Pioneer Girl Ever Be Published?
How Did Laura and Rose Relate to Each Other?
Did the Books Make Laura Rich?
About the Author/About the Editor