Little House Series: On the Banks of Plum Creek

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Little House Series: On the Banks of Plum Creek
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The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they leave their little house on the prairie and travel in their covered wagon to Minnesota. Here they settle in a little house made of sod beside the banks of beautiful Plum Creek. Soon Pa builds a wonderful new little house with real glass windows and a hinged door. Laura and her sister Mary go to school, help with the chores, and fish in the creek. At night everyone listens to the merry music of Pa's fiddle. Misfortunes come in the form of a grasshopper plague and a terrible blizzard, but the pioneer family works hard together to overcome these troubles.

And so continues Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of a pioneer girl and her family. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story.

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The story of Laura's family continues as they make their home in a little sod house. I loved reading about this little house and how Laura and her family made this tiny space their temporary home. As a child, I remember loving to read about how parts of the ceiling (which was dirt) would fall in and they would have to repair it. It's the little details like this that make the story so enjoyable and personal. As the story continues, Pa Ingalls builds a house with real glass windows. Laura and Mary also attend school and make new friends. We see how the Ingalls family begins to make this little spot on a great big prairie their home.

I hope if you have not already, you will introduce this series to the children in your home. This is an enjoyable book and tells a great story about the pioneer times in our history.
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Loved the continuing saga of the Ingalls family as they make their home in a sod house on the prairie. This was one of my favorites in the entire series as a girl because it fascinated me to think about living in a house carved out of dirt. What an adventure!
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