Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in the Wisconsin woods in 1867. She wrote the Little House books based on her own experiences growing up on the Western frontier. Just like the characters in her stories, Laura and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest as they moved from place to place. She and her husband, Almanzo, finally settled down in Mansfield, Missouri, where she lived until she was ninety years old.
This is a great book. I like knowing about Rose who is now grown up. I really enjoyed the way San Francisco was described during this period of time. Read morePublished on Oct. 4 2000 by "brownbraids"
This book is actually a series of letters that Laura wrote while visiting her daughter Rose. Rose Wilder Lane is a married journalist living in San Francisco. Read morePublished on July 21 2000 by J. Austin
How marvelous that this has been reissued. I grew up in San Francisco, and came up on a copy of this book in my high school's library. Read morePublished on June 28 2000 by D.B. Spalding
For those out there who feel that Laura's daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, did most of the actual writing of the "Little House" books - well, you should read this book, which... Read morePublished on Dec 14 1999