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Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you've come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls, -- 1867-1957.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Women pioneers -- United States -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Farm life -- United States.
Lane, Rose Wilder, -- 1886-1968.
Authors, American.
Frontier and pioneer life.