The little settlement that weathered the long, hard winter of 1880-81 is now a growing town. Laura is growing up, and she goes to her first evening social. Mary is at last able to go to a college for the blind.
Best of all, Almanzo Wilder asks permission to walk home from church with Laura. And Laura, now fifteen years old, receives her certificate to teach school. And so continues Laura Ingalls Wilders beloved story of a pioneer girl and her family.
The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into Americas frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story. 1942 Newbery Honor Book Notable Childrens Books of 19401954 (ALA) Author Biography Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. As her classic Little House books tell us, she and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest.
She and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There Laura wrote her story in the Little House books, and lived until she was ninety years old. For millions of readers, however, she lives forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.
Originally published in 1941, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the Little House Series.