The First Four Years


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Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning her life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard with Almanzo, farming the land around their home on the South Dakota prairie. Soon their baby daughter, Rose, is born, and the young family must face the hardships and triumphs encountered by so many American pioneers.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 128 x 186 x 12mm | 140.61g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperPaperbacks
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 006440031X
  • 9780064400312
  • 18,673

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Laura and Almanzo have married and begin their new life together. But just as they start to feel settled, Laura and Almanzo are challenged by storms, sickness, and providing for their new baby Rose. Their pioneer lives have trained them well, however, and they're determined to succeed. Based on the real adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, THE FIRST FOUR YEARS is the ninth and final book in the award-winning Little House series.

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Review quote

"The vast number of devotees of the earlier books will rejoice in [this] important sequel to "These Happy Golden Years.""-- "Horn Book"

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