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Little House in the Big Woods

Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Little House in the Big Woods
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A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, [1994], c1960
ISBN: 0060264306
0060264314
Branch Call Number: J FIC W
Characteristics: 238 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Williams, Garth Illustrator

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Aug 06, 2014
  • amyjade rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I especially love this book in all the series. I love the descriptions of their day to day life and how they did things back then. Very inspiring.

This series very exciting! i have the whole series, i'm not quite finished the series yet. its amazing to see what people used to do back then, i wish people were like that still.

Dec 03, 2013
  • julia_sedai rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I'm rereading these books. I read them when I was pretty young and it's so great picking them up again. It's amazing what people did back then to survive. I feel like they knew how to do everything. This is a perfect book for all ages.

May 14, 2013
  • Jhepler1239 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this is so good, old book about a family = :) happy me

This book is only 13 chapters !
One of her shortest books .

I got this out in order to share a book from my childhood with my daughter. The book is valuable for its depiction of what life used to be like for those living off the land in the 19th century, which is unimaginable for children today. However, it also depicts a lot of the ugliness of that culture: there are scenes of expectations and punishments for children that would be considered horrific child abuse today, and includes at least one revoltingly racist olde-tymey fiddlin' song (I haven't finished the book yet). I would recommend that parents discuss these passages with their children, particularly young children who don't yet have a context for these passages.

Jul 24, 2012
  • Roxannajayc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

So happy I reread this series this summer.

Jun 14, 2012
  • harvindertut rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i would always read this series in garde 4 buut then i never found them cant believe i found them again i am so happy cant wait to read them again

Apr 06, 2012
  • Joanne_Cai rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

These are one of my favorite series!

Nov 02, 2011
  • melissajayne80 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is one of those books that you read when you were young and you come back later and read, either to your own child or by yourself. While it reminds oneself how much simpler life was almost 140 years ago, it also reminds one that it was also a much harder existence because one had to make everything one ate and wore; there was no grocery store to get butter, cheese, milk and bread and one couldn't just hop in ones car to go and get a new outfit at the local store. Its an enjoyable read at any age.

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Jun 30, 2014
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Mar 09, 2014
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Jul 24, 2012
  • Roxannajayc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 29, 2011
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Jul 09, 2011
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Jul 24, 2012
  • Roxannajayc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago." --Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods

"They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago." --Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods

"They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago." --Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods

"They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago." --Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods

"They could not be forgotten, she thought, because now is now. It can never be a long time ago." --Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods

May 17, 2010
  • lisahiggs rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

They were cozy and comfortable in their little house made of logs, with the snow drifted around it and the wind crying because it could not get in by the fire.

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Jul 24, 2012
  • Roxannajayc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The story of young Laura Ingalls Wilder growing up in the woods of Wisconsin.

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