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Dec 26, 2014
| ISBN 9780147513649
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Dec 26, 2014 | ISBN 9780147513649 | Middle Grade (8-12)
From the two-time Newbery Honor-winning author of Lily’s Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods comes the biography of one of the most important figures in the history of children’s literature: Laura Ingalls Wilder! Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up during the pioneer days of America. To the delight of millions of readers, she spent her adulthood recounting her girlhood memories in the form of her the Little House series, including The Little House on the Prairie. This is the true story of her life, and how she came to be known as one of the most important children’s book authors of all time. About the Women of Our Time series:International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage.
Patricia Reilly Giff has recieved the Newbery Honor for Pictures of Hollis Woods and Lily’s Crossing, which is also a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book. Nory Ryan’s Song was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.
Praise for Women of Our Time: Laura Ingalls Wilder:“Turn to this biography to learn which parts of the [Little House] stories actually happened.”—Publishers Weekly“Should appeal to Wilder’s fans.”—School Library Journal
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