Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography by William AndersonDive into the world of the author of the beloved Little House series!
From her pioneer days on the prairie to her golden years with her husband, Almanzo, and their daughter, Rose, Laura Ingalls Wilder has become a friend to all who have read about her adventures. This expertly researched, behind-the-scenes account of Laura’s life chronicles the real events that inspired her to write her stories, and also describes her life after the last Little House book ends.
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Toggle navigation. Laura had an older sister Mary, and would later have three younger siblings including Caroline, Charles, and Grace. Laura's family left the 'Big Woods' before she was two, settling in Kansas until when they moved back to Wisconsin. When they realized the mistake they moved back to Wisconsin. Laura's memories of this time are incorporated into her novels. In Laura's family moved to Walnut Grove, Minnesota, where they stayed for two years until crop failure forced another move, to Burr Oak, Iowa.
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Who is the real Laura Ingalls? Is she the smart, strong, and resourceful fictional character of the Little House books? Or is she the more mature and somewhat worldly Laura Ingalls of Pioneer Girl? And what about the author who launched the original Laura—Laura Ingalls Wilder? Furthermore, generations of readers, television viewers, scholars, and the public at large have projected their own images of Laura Ingalls onto the books , television spin-offs , mini-series , documentaries , musicals , pageants, plays, articles, and recordings that have made Laura Ingalls an iconic American figure and Laura Ingalls Wilder a literary legend. From the left — Carrie, Mary, and Laura Ingalls. Here are a few indisputable facts about the historical Laura : She was born on February 7, , to Charles and Caroline Ingalls.
At the time of Ingalls' birth, the family lived seven miles north of the village of Pepin, Wisconsin in the Big Woods region of Wisconsin. Ingalls Wilder's birth site is commemorated by a replica log cabin at the Little House Wayside in Pepin. Ingalls was a descendant of the Delano family , the ancestral family of U. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She was a third cousin, once removed, of President Ulysses S. Grant .