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The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder : the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books

Author: Marta McDowell
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books" --
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McDowell, Marta.
World of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016057864
(OCoLC)967202670
Named Person: Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marta McDowell
ISBN: 9781604698336 1604698330
OCLC Number: 1001432623
Description: 1 online resource (396 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Contents: Prologue --
A Life on the Land --
Clearing the Land: The Wisconsin Woods --
Preparing the Soil: A New York Farm --
Harrowing: The Prairie of Kansas, Indian Territory --
Making a Better Garden: Creekside in Minnesota and Iowa --
Ripening: The Dakota Prairie --
Reaping: Settled Farm and Settled Town --
Threshing: From Great Plains to Ozark Ridges --
Saving Seed: Rocky Ridge Farm --
Putting Food By: The Rock House and the Farmhouse --
Wilder Gardens --
Visiting Wilder Gardens --
Growing a Wilder Garden --
Source Abbreviations --
Plants for a Wilder Garden --
Recommended Reading.
Responsibility: by Marta McDowell.

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2017 is the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Her beloved Little House series tells a classic coming-of-age story based on Wilder's own family life and is a reflection of the  Read more...

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