After an October blizzard, Laura's family moves from the claim shanty into town for the winter, a winter that an Indian has predicted will be seven months of bad weather.
Laura and her family move to Minnesota where they live in a dugout until a new house is built and face misfortunes caused by flood, blizzard, and grasshoppers.
Ma and the girls follow Pa west by train where they make their home at a rough railroad camp and plan for their own homestead.
Begins in 1881 with Mary, who is blind, leaving for college, and Laura beginning to teach in town. Grades 4-7 and older readers. First published in 1941, c2005.
"Meet Laura Ingalls, the girl who would grow up to write the Little House books. Laura and Almanzo Wilder have just been married! Their life on a small prairie homestead begins with high hopes. But each year seems to bri...