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Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder / Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by Jennifer Thermes.

McDonough, Yona Zeldis. (Author). Thermes, Jennifer, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 WILDER (Text) 33892100340687 Children's Fiction Book None 01/26/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805095425 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 156 pages. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt and Company, 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 > Juvenile literature.
Women authors, American > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Women pioneers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957. Little house books > Juvenile literature.
Autobiographical fiction, American > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.

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