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The Long Winter

By Laura Ingalls Wilder with illustrations by Garth Williams

Description

The sixth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

The fledgling town of De Smet in the Dakota Territory is hit hard by the brutal winter of 1880-1881. Laura, Pa, Ma, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace face the winter as best they can, but soon, blizzards have covered the town in snow that piles up to the rooftops, cutting the town off from supplies and trade. Food stores begin to run dangerously low. To save the town from starvation, young Almanzo Wilder and a friend brave the conditions, set off across the prairie in search of wheat, and return victorious. The town is saved, and the townspeople share in an unusual, but joyful, Christmas celebration.

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.

Details

ISBN: 9780064400060

ISBN10: 0064400069

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

Horn Book Fanfare

Newbery Honor Book

ALA Notable Children's Book

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