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Homesteading on the plains daily life in the land of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Mary Dodson Wade

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Great Plains,
  • Great Plains.

Subjects:

  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Homes and haunts -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Homes and haunts.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Women pioneers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains.

Book details:

About the Edition

Quotes from the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder and paintings by one of her relatives accompany accounts of pioneer life in the Midwest during the second half of the 1800s.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70) and index.

StatementMary Dodson Wade ; [with paintings by Harvey Dunn].
ContributionsWilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957., Dunn, Harvey, 1884-1952.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.I342 Z918 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL999030M
ISBN 100761302182
LC Control Number96037833

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