Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of Little House Country: A Photo Guide to the Home Sites of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Author: William Anderson
Publisher: Les Kelly Enterprises (May 31, 2000)
Little House Country: A Photo Guide to the Home Sites of Laura Ingalls Wilder (First printing, 1989; updated and reprinted June 2000, fourth printing), with text by William Anderson, color photography by Leslie A. Kelly. More than 100 color and 15 historic photos and paintings tell the story of the Ingallses travels and show their home sites about which Laura wrote her famous books. “The Wilder Trail” begins at Pepin, Wisconsin (Little House in the Big Woods), treks south to Independence, Kansas (Little House on the Prairie), heads north to Walnut Grove, Minnesota (On the Banks of Plum Creek) and further west to De Smet, South Dakota (Little Town on the Prairie). Other restored sites include the Masters Hotel at Burr Oak, Iowa, where the Ingallses lived in 1876 and the Almanzo Wilder Home (Farmer Boy).
About the Author: William Anderson
William Anderson (born 1952) is an American author, historian and lecturer. He is a specialist in the subject of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her times. His interest in the American frontier began after reading Little House on the Prairie. He is a director of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum in Mansfield, Missouri, and he lives and works as a teacher in Michigan. He has received many recognitions for his writings, including the Western History Association’s Billington Award, the Robinson award of the South Dakota State Historical Society, National Endowment for the Humanities awards and National Council of Social Studies.
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