By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Little House)

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The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' house, Pa puts up the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the beautiful shores of Silver Lake. The Ingallses' covered-wagon travels are finally over.

 

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Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you've come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.
 
Published January 1, 1967 by Scholastic Inc. 304 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Pub Date: Oct. 20th, 1939 ISBN: 0060581840 Page count: ...

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A series of classic stories illustrates the consequences of women who carry anima projections to please men.

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After Pa arrives, the family travels in their covered wagon to a temporary railroad camp.

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