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2 edition of little house found in the catalog.

little house

Jane Thayer

little house

a new math story-game

by Jane Thayer

  • 43 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Set theory -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Relates what happens at Mrs. Meadow"s house when it is isolated by a snowstorm. Illustrations introduce the basic principles of new math.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Jane Thayer. Illustrated by Don Madden.
    ContributionsMadden, Don, 1927- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W882 Lk
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5115883M
    LC Control Number74188749

    With the aid of his old friend Mr. After a wedding dinner with her family, Laura drives away with Almanzo and the newlyweds settle contentedly into their new home. As the scholar Dora V. Pa builds a roof and a floor for the house and digs a well with assistance from another neighbor, Mr. It was lonesome and so still with the stars shining down on the great, flat land where no one lived. The family enjoys summer visits from Mary.

    In the countryside, the kids play and have fun in nature, whereas in the city, everyone rushes and does not seem to have time for themselves. When the family reunites at the railroad camp, Laura meets her cousin Lena and the two become good friends. They charge 25 cents for dinner and boarding, starting a savings account toward sending Mary to the School for the Blind in Vinton, Iowa, which Mary begins to attend later in the series. The girls are left alone and spend their days and nights boarding and feeding all the pioneers passing through. Laura did not want to be a farm wife, but she consented to try farming for three years. Published init has been enthralling legions of readers for generations.

    On the other hand, as a novelist, Wilder made other experiences seem even harder than they were; for example, we know that the Ingalls family and the community of De Smet were not quite so isolated during the hard winter of as readers of The Long Winter would believe. It contains stories omitted from her novels, tales that Wilder herself felt "would not be appropriate" for children, such as her family's sojourn in the town of Burr Oak, where she once saw a man became so drunk that, when he lit a cigar, the whisky fumes on his breath ignited and killed him instantly. You can buy this book on Amazon. Wilder's memoir also paints a different picture of her father, Charles Ingalls, known in the novels as Pa. As predicted, the blizzards continue for seven months.


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