Farmer Boy Author:Laura Ingalls Wilder The "Little House" books tell the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life. She was born in 1867 in the log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin, and through the years she traveled with her family by covered wagon through Kansas, Minnesota, and finally the Dakota Territory, where she met and married Almanzo Wilder. — There was deprivations... more » and hard work. Crops were ruined by storms and grasshopper plagues. But there was also the happy times of love and laughter; sleigh rides, holiday celebrations, and socials.
Ten years in the future, Laura Ingalls will marry Almanzo in the town of DeSmet, South Dakota. But now Almanzo is miles away, growing up with his brother and sisters on his father's farm in New York.
Almanzo's chores get him up at dawn and keep him working till dinner-- summer and winter. But it is fun, and it builds character. And was there ever a boy who loved horses more? Was there ever a boy with a bigger appetite?« less