Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 6n/a5.461542

Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

In Little Town on the Prairie, the young town of De Smet has survived the long, harsh winter of 1880-1881. With the arrival of spring comes invitations to socials, parties, and “literaries.” Laura, who is now fifteen years old, attends her first evening social.

In her spare time, she sews shirts to help earn money to send Mary to a college for the blind. Laura also receives her teaching certificate and can work at a school. And, best of all, Almanzo Wilder asks permission to being walking her home from church. Life in the little town certainly is exciting!

The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s real childhood as an American pioneer and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family.

Paperback, 304 pages
Published on August 27, 2015 by Egmont Books Ltd
ISBN-10: 1405280166
ISBN-13: 9781405280167
8 Book Reviews
  • deafgirlhistory
    deafgirlhistory2 months55 stars
    This book is about real-life Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book will never go out of style! I read this for like million of times, haha! But still, It`s so good! If you love Laura Ingalls Wilder, then this book series will be perfect for you!
    • serene_euphoria
      serene_euphoria2 months55 stars
      I read this book a couple of years ago. I am planning to read it again, because obviously Little House books never go out of style.
      • pugpresley11223
        pugpresley11223about 5 years55 stars
        I really want 2 read this book
        • pugpresley11223
          pugpresley11223about 5 years55 stars
          These happy golden years it's so good tube out Laura she goes to town for2 months for teacher and he has to stay at her uncle's house and she doesn't like her uncle's wife she's crazy and mean like really mean once in the middle of night she said that she kicked he kicked her and she took the knife and said did you kick me and you said no and she almost got killed and on the weekends on Fridays when she gets back from work mushy gets to go home and that's 24 miles cuz they live in the Prairie and it's really good book can't wait to finish it
          • armcginn
            armcginnover 5 years55 stars
            Lots of fun, a little sad but a very good book.
            • ultra_violetover 6 years
              This book is awesome.
              • ikyra_marie
                ikyra_mariealmost 9 years
                Good if you like history
                • ashash
                  ashashalmost 11 years
                  I love this book.It's so awsome! Well kinda. But if you love to read, Read this. It's perfect! The kitten is so cute on the cover.