The First Four Years (Little House)
|Rating||:||4.93 (530 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||160 Pages|
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957) was born in a log cabin in the Wisconsin woods. The nine Little House books are international classics. She married Almanzo Wilder in 1885; their only daughter, Rose, was born the following year. With her family, she pioneered throughout America’s heartland during the 18
"Wonderfully. Sentimental" according to Codeqn. This book shows the hardships and yet the ever enduring strength of Laura and Almanzo in their fight to earn the land from the government.It shows how much Laura loved Almanzo and even how much she relied on him and he on her. Probably more than either one of them realize when they got married.The birth of Rose and her saying,"A Rose in December must be paid for." is priceless and so like the Laura we know from the other books.This book may not have the polish of the other books but it is a shame that this book wasn't published long before it was.Now if they would only put her memoirs of their trip to Missouri on Kindle her whole . I love seeing the real Laura. Stephanie This was a very different book from the other Little House books, but very enjoyable as a more intimate look into the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. It's short, but heartfelt. This is the real Laura, not the fictionalised character. She goes into her feelings a lot more and the harsher side of prairie life.. "Better for the adults than the children amongst us." according to Weatherford. Not as easy and childlike as the earlier books - obviously unedited memoirs. Still wonderful story, but the hardships are more for adults than kids.
The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story.Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. Soon their baby daughter, Rose, is born, and the young family must face the hardships and triumphs encountered by so many American pioneers.And so Laura Ingalls Wilder's adventure as a little pioneer girl ends, and her new life as a pioneer wife and mother begins. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard with Almanzo, farming the land around their home on the South Dakota prairie. Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house
"The vast number of devotees of the earlier books will rejoice in this important sequel to "These Happy Golden Years.""-- "Horn Book"