Book Review: Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder – DeSmet is a Colorful Town!

When I was about nine, a friend of the family gave me my first Little House book. I was immediately captivated by the stories within and read them over and over through the years. The copy I had contained wonderful illustrations to accompany the story by Garth Williams. Eventually I was given all of theContinue reading “Book Review: Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder – DeSmet is a Colorful Town!”

Book Review: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Snow Has Never Been This Colorful!

When I was about nine, a friend of the family gave me my first Little House book. I was immediately captivated by the stories within and read them over and over through the years. The copy I had contained wonderful illustrations to accompany the story by Garth Williams. Eventually I was given all of theContinue reading “Book Review: The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Snow Has Never Been This Colorful!”

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns

I can’t remember exactly how much time was actually covered in history class about the journey of Lewis and Clark to explore the land purchased from Napoleon and France by President Thomas Jefferson in 1803. I know it was discussed, but essentially it was glossed over in text and given a paragraph or two. TheContinue reading “Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns”

Book Review: By The Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Glorious Prairie in Full Color!

When I was about nine, a friend of the family gave me my first Little House book. I was immediately captivated by the stories within and read them over and over through the years. The copy I had contained wonderful illustrations to accompany the story by Garth Williams. Eventually I was given all of theContinue reading “Book Review: By The Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Glorious Prairie in Full Color!”

Book Review: On The Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Now With Color Illustrations!

When I was about my daughter’s age, nine, a friend of the family gave me my first Little House book. That book was On The Banks of Plum Creek. I was immediately captivated by the stories within and read them over and over through the years. The copy I had contained wonderful illustrations to accompanyContinue reading “Book Review: On The Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Now With Color Illustrations!”

Book Review: Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Color Illustrations Bring the Story Alive

When I was about nine, a friend of the family gave me my first Little House book. I was immediately captivated by the stories within and read them over and over through the years. The copy I had contained wonderful illustrations to accompany the story by Garth Williams. I gave my set to my oldestContinue reading “Book Review: Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder – Color Illustrations Bring the Story Alive”