As he takes logs down the rivers to the market in St. Louis, Chris learns a lot about life and relationships in this wonderful story.

Swift Rivers

When a half-Chinese girl and her father move into a village in the Dakota Territory, and the people there don’t like her presence, what can she do to overcome their bias?

Prairie Lotus

With the war over, rebuilding their ruined livelihoods and lives isn’t easy—do they have the endurance to do it, and will they be able to find hope in the aftermath of such horror?

All Things New

How was Laura Ingalls Wilder’s real life different from the books she wrote for children about her life?

Laura

Can a nearly-blind woman from a broken, very poor family do anything to help a little blind and deaf girl?

Helen Keller’s Teacher

After he loses his job and home, an orphan boy heads north to join the Yukon Gold Rush.

A Tale of Gold

The ship on which they took a honeymoon voyage sank—how could Laura survive without John?

The Deepest Waters

When the Wilder family moved from South Dakota to Missouri by covered wagon, Laura kept a diary of the trip.

On the Way Home

This is a series of books you can read over and over, and still enjoy them.

Little House Series

After they begin their married life, Almanzo and Laura spend several years trying to make a living from the harsh Dakota Prairies.

The First Four Years

For several years, Almanzo courts Laura, although she doesn’t realize it for a long time, and she works with her family to make a living and keep Mary in school.

These Happy Golden Years

Laura Ingalls Wilder based her character Nellie Oleson on three different people—who were they, really?

The Three Faces of Nellie

During the first two years that the little town of DeSmet exists on the prairie of North Dakota, Laura and her family struggle to make a living and send blind Mary to college.

Little Town on the Prairie

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

An entire town fights for survival when the hardest winter any of its inhabitants has ever experienced cuts them off from supplies for seven months.

The Long Winter

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder

A year in the life of a young farm boy in New York is described in a way that makes you want to live with him!

Farmer Boy

Minn of the Mississippi by Holling Clancy Holling

A turtle with only three legs travels from the source to the mouth of the Mississippi River, and the history and geography of the river is told with story and beautiful illustrations.

Minn of the Mississippi