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Little House in the Big Woods

By Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1867-1957

This is the first book of the Little House series which is based on the life of the writer. This first episode is set in the period before the Ingalls family moved to the prairie. This is the place of Laura's birth and the beginning of her childhood. Little House in the Big Woods portrays a little girl with eyes full of wonder and heart full of love for her Ma and Pa and sister Mary. The theme of this book is very clear and simple -caring, sharing and growing up during a time when, even though you are a little girl, you do your part to help your family. The theme is brought out simply in each chapter. Laura and Mary had their "chores" each and every day. They were done -without hesitation or pushing from Ma and Pa -completely and thoroughly; then and only then would Laura play. Little House in the Big Woods is one adventure after another in Laura's life. It is a book of vivid descriptions of first-time happenings for Laura. There's the dance at Grandpa's where Laura watches all the "big girls" dress up. There is Laura's first experience at seeing a town, and of course the fun at butchering time roasting the pig's tail.

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

1953

ISBN

0060264306


Format: Book
Author: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957
Summary: A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.
Title: Little house in the big woods / illustrated by Garth Williams.
Publisher Date: New York : Harper, 1953.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction -- Juvenile fiction. Families -- Juvenile fiction Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0060264306
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 20
Call Number: C Wilder
Oclc: 469503
Upc:
Bib Id: 110053

Format: Book
Author: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957
Summary: A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.
Title: Little house in the big woods / illustrated by Garth Williams.
Edition: Newly illustrated, uniform ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Harper, 1953.
Description: 237 p. illus. 21 cm.
Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Families -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Wisconsin -- Juvenile fiction -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Williams, Garth
LCCN: 52007525
ISBN: 0060264306
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 20
Call Number: C Wilder