Little Town on the Prairie Author:Laura Ingalls Wilder Illustrated by Garth Williams — The long hard winter was over. The people of DeSmet, South Dakota, came outdoors and began to live again. They held church socials, dances and "literaries." In the summer, Laura took a grueling job - making shirts, through the long hard hours. She wanted the money to help send Mary to the college for the blind in... more » Vinton, Iowa. Suddenly, Laura was a young lady. And who but the dashing Almanzo Wilder escorted her home in the evenings!
Illustrations b Garth Williams are the results of 10 years of research. Mr. Willliams actually folled the path of the Ingalls family during the period 1870 to 1889. No wonder that the pictures have a special quality for the children who have loved these stories through the years.« less