Almanzo’s going off half-cocked, or so Royal worries. What is his little brother thinking going after that wheat?
Guest post by Barbara Mayes Boustead
The chapter begins on a hopeful note, on a day full of sunshine. After the day’s chores, Pa heads across the street to hear the news. He returns with 4
What strikes me, soon into this chapter, is that it is told mostly from Almanzo’s perspective. I always have liked that. As a fellow horseperson, I could relate to how he felt when he thought he may h
Guest post by Sommer Sorenson
We open this chapter with Pa busily working to keep his family warm. His brilliant idea for hay sticks has a price… they must continually be keeping it in supply and so w
The Little House books are full of cherished Christmases, each uniquely special. It takes a real gift to make a charming Christmas out of this paltry holiday celebration, however.
The chapter begins f
Guest post by Dr. Laura McLemore Céad míle fáilte
I have to tell you people that it is very difficult to write about blizzards as I am sitting only a few hundred feet from the Alabama coastline.
Guest post by Karen Witham After the dreariness of the last chapter, “Fair Weather” opens with the blizzard over but the after-effects lingering. The lack of a train is beginning to strike a somber no
Guest post by Erin Blakemore Now it starts to get GOOD, people. And by good, of course I mean bad, because to Laura it’s not even worth the effort to get up in the morning (sacrilege to a group