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.
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?
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?
How was Laura Ingalls Wilder’s real life different from the books she wrote for children about her life?
Can a nearly-blind woman from a broken, very poor family do anything to help a little blind and deaf girl?
When the Wilder family moved from South Dakota to Missouri by covered wagon, Laura kept a diary of the trip.
After they begin their married life, Almanzo and Laura spend several years trying to make a living from the harsh Dakota Prairies.
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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder based her character Nellie Oleson on three different people—who were they, really?
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.
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.
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!
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.