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

’Tis so Sweet by Faith Blum

With a rebellious brother who is determined to get into trouble, can Eleanor and her father keep their hope where it should be—in Jesus?

’Tis so Sweet

Savior, Like a Shepherd by Faith Blum

Titus has to figure out how to take care of himself and his two siblings, even though the townsfolk don’t like the family.

Savior, Like a Shepherd

By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura and her family follow the railroad west to the prairies, where they plan to settle down for good.

By the Shores of Silver Lake

On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder

When Laura’s family settles down in Minnesota, they expect to make their fortune farming—and then disaster strikes.

On the Banks of Plum Creek

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura and Mary move with their family to Kansas to begin a new life there.

Little House on the Prairie

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Two little girls enjoy a year of life on the frontier in Wisconsin.

Little House in the Big Woods

Go West! by Pascal Blanchet

As you travel by train across the United States and Canada, you will learn about the history of trains.

Go West!