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On the Banks of Plum Creek

By Laura Ingalls Wilder with illustrations by Garth Williams

Description

Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek is the Newbery Honor-winning fourth book in the Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they leave their little house on the prairie and travel in their covered wagon to Minnesota. They settle into a house made of sod on the banks of beautiful Plum Creek. Soon Pa builds them a sturdier house, with real glass windows and a hinged door. Laura and Mary go to school, help with the chores around the house, and fish in the creek. Pa’s fiddle lulls them all to sleep at the end of the day. But then disaster strikes—on top of a terrible blizzard, a grasshopper infestation devours their wheat crop. Now the family must work harder than ever to overcome these challenges.

The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura’s real childhood as an American pioneer, and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier, and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family sticking together through thick and thin.

Details

ISBN: 9780064400046

ISBN10: 0064400042

Imprint: HarperCollins

On Sale: 04/08/2008

Trimsize: 0.000 x 0.000 in

Pages: 352

Ages: 8 to 12

JUVENILE FICTION / Classics

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century

Praises & Awards

Awards

Newbery Honor Book

ALA Notable Children's Book

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