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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life (Heroes of History #13)

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Storybook Life details the life and adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, a pioneer, teacher, farmer's wife and storyteller. She experienced one of the most exciting times in American history, a history that this gifted writer brought to life for millions and preserved for generations to come. From the big woods of Wisconsin to the Indian country of t ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Emerald Books
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Miranda Reads
The problem with history books on Laura, is that we already know everything

The original Little House series is semi-autobiographical (semi, because Laura would sometimes censor the more terrible things she witnessed). Ergo, there is not much "new" content to publish on her.

That being said, this is a very well-done book - it covers all of the major life events from the little cabin in the woods to Laura's marriage to Almanzo. I enjoyed the selections from Laura's stories - condensing seven books
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Amy
Mar 05, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Don't read this if you haven't read the series. It will spoil everything. If you have read the series, you only need to read the first and last chapters. Even then, very little information is added.
Seth
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It was a great book! I liked when she was a child.
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Enjoyed reading this aloud to my daughter (who is 9). Inspired us to read more of her books.
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This book uses stories from her books in telling the story of her life. A good overview that made me want to read her books all over again.
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Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. They are best known for the books in the two series Christian Heroes: Then & Now series and Heroes of History. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, t ...more
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