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Little House In The Big Woods (Little House)
Little House In The Big Woods - Little House
Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack. — Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family must grow or catch all their own food as they get ready for the cold wi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780590488174
ISBN-10: 0590488171
Publication Date: 1959
Pages: 237
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 142 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 29 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
238 pages. Excellent choice for summer reading for a 4th or 5th grade student. Not just for girls.....both of my boys loved this series. The popular television series is based on the "little house books" Follows the life of an early pioneer family in Wisconsin.
reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 597 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This is a classic everyone should read it.
MyLikeIt avatar reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 450 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
The first in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved series of her pioneer girlhood, this story begins in 1871. Laura is 4, nearly five, and she shares the fun of the 4 seasons in the Little House with her Ma, Pa, big sister Mary, and baby sister Carrie. A classic for good reason.
reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Sweet book..part of the Little House series. Very good as a read aloud before bed, or with the kiddos. Recommended.
reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 76 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I loved the tv series very much,and the book for me goes with the tv series very well.The book is a very real account of some one who lived and enjoyed life for all she had.
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reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 2 more book reviews
VERY VERY GOOD BOOK!!!
Chycole avatar reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 479 more book reviews
Wolves and panthers and bears roamed the deep Wisconsin woods in the 1870's. In those same woods, Laura Ingalls lived wit her Pa and Ma, and her sisters, Mary and Baby Carrie, in a snug little house built of logs. Pa hunted and trapped. Ma made her own cheese and maple sugar. All night long, the wind howled lonesomely, but Pa played his fiddle and sang, keeping the family safe and cozy.
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This is a wonderful book. Anyone who reads it will learn alot about life before modern conveniences. Although Laura's family works for everything they have and just to stay alive, life was yet alot simpler back then. The story is from the point of view of Laura Ingalls when she was 6 years old. There is alot of detail and simple joy in this book.
reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 80 more book reviews
What can I say? It's a classic that took me no more than an hour to re-read. I doubt I'll re-read it again until I have children. But that makes it no less valuable to me. First in a series; sequels include Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, Little Town on the Prairie, The Long Winter, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years.
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excellent reading of a lovely family and the hardship and good times they endured
cyndij avatar reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 875 more book reviews
Somehow I never read these as a child, nor did I ever see the TV show. Now I volunteer at a little museum dedicated to Arizona's pioneer history, and it seems every child who comes in is reading (or watching) Little House on the Prairie. Time to find out what they know. Not sure what to think considering I'm not the target audience nor have I ever had young children. As a recollection of how life looked for a child in the 1870s-era, it's interesting. Obviously this is seriously sugar-coated for children (there's a lot of candy!); no doubt life for a 4-yr-old was easier, and Wilder's memories romanticize it. I admire the family solidarity but that was a really hard existence, with death just around the corner all the time. Today, in 2021, I might not let kids read this without some explanations and discussion before and after. I wonder how I'd feel about it if I had read it as a child.
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My four year old loves this book! And so do I :)
justicepirate avatar reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 350 more book reviews
It is a shame that I had this book since I was a child and only NOW read it. I think it was so interesting learning about life in the 1870s with what was cooked, how things were farmed, what celebrations went on, etc. I am glad that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote these books that give not only her own personal accounts of things to pass down in generations, but a wonderful history of what life was like. Very fun. Definitely something adults can enjoy!
stormi413 avatar reviewed Little House In The Big Woods (Little House) on + 5 more book reviews
This is the very first Laura book my 5yr old and 2 yr old daughters and i read together, we loved this book. We are now hooked on the Laura Ingalls Wilder series and can't seem to get enough of it!! Highly recommend this series to all ages!!

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