The wilder life : My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie. / Wendy McClure.
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- ISBN: 9781101486535 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
For anyone who has ever wanted to step into the world of a favorite book, here is a pioneer pilgrimage, a tribute to Laura Ingalls Wilder, and a hilarious account of butter-churning obsession. Wendy McClure is on a quest to find the world of beloved Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder-a fantastic realm of fiction, history, and places she's never been to, yet somehow knows by heart. She retraces the pioneer journey of the Ingalls family- looking for the Big Woods among the medium trees in Wisconsin, wading in Plum Creek, and enduring a prairie hailstorm in South Dakota. She immerses herself in all things Little House, and explores the story from fact to fiction, and from the TV shows to the annual summer pageants in Laura's hometowns. Whether she's churning butter in her apartment or sitting in a replica log cabin, McClure is always in pursuit of "the Laura experience." Along the way she comes to understand how Wilder's life and work...
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Text Difficulty 6
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
7.3 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Riverhead Books, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 581 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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