These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls  Wilder audiobook

These Happy Golden Years

By Laura Ingalls Wilder
Read by Cherry Jones

HarperCollins, HarperFestival 9780064400084

The Little House on the Prairie Series: Book 8

6.73 Hours 1
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The eighth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor. Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but she knows that her earnings can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. Only one thing gets her through the lonely weeks—every weekend, Almanzo Wilder arrives at the school to take Laura home for a visit. Friendship soon turns to love for Laura and Almanzo. The nine Little House books are inspired by Laura's own childhood and have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier history and as heartwarming, unforgettable stories.

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The eighth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor.

Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but she knows that her earnings can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. Only one thing gets her through the lonely weeks—every weekend, Almanzo Wilder arrives at the school to take Laura home for a visit. Friendship soon turns to love for Laura and Almanzo.

The nine Little House books are inspired by Laura's own childhood and have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier history and as heartwarming, unforgettable stories.

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Author Bio: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Author Bio: Laura Ingalls  Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957) was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children’s novels, written from 1932 to 1943 and based on her childhood in a homesteading family. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, she and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There she wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers, she lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 6.73
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English