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Little House on the Prairie
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 8 and up
Unabridged Audiobook (CD)
Performed by Cherry Jones
Harper Children’s Audio, 2003, 0-06-054399-X
  Mary, Laura, Carrie, Ma and Pa have left their little house in the big woods of Wisconsin. They are traveling west in their covered wagon, going to the Indian territory where the land is good for crops and where there are few people. Everything they own is in the wagon and good faithful Jack, their bulldog, walks under the wagon, never complaining about his aching paws or the roaring creeks that have to be crossed.
  After many days of travel, Pa finally decides that they have gone far enough and the family begin to create a new life for themselves on the prairie where the wind blows, the prairie chickens scuttle, and where Indians roam, riding their tough little ponies.
  Pa soon builds a log cabin for his family. Luckily there are a few other settlers in the area and one man in particular - Mr. Edwards - proves to be a kind and valuable neighbor who can be depended on in a tight spot.
  Life in this new land is not easy. The family have to deal with curious Indians, illness, wild fire, storms, and much more but Laura cannot help loving the open prairie with his huge skies and its blowing grasses.
  In this Story Laura Ingalls Wilder beautifully tells the story of her family’s journey from the north woods to the open and unsettled prairies. Listeners will discover how frightened many of the settlers were of the Indians, and how uncertain life was for these brave pioneers who broke the sod on the prairie to plant their crops. It is extraordinary to hear about how this family created something from nothing and how they made do, and were happy with, so little.
  This is the second book in the highly acclaimed and immensely popular Little House series. Cherry Jones puts her considerable acting abilities to great use as she reads this account, giving Pa the jolly voice that we all expect him to have, and perfectly capturing Ma’s gentle and calm personality.


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