By the Shores of the Silver Lake
The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds...
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The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' house, Pa puts up the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the beautiful shores of Silver Lake. The Ingallses' covered-wagon travels are finally over.
1. Unexpected Visitor^2. Grown Up^3. Riding In The Cars^4. End Of The Rails^5. Railroad Camp^6. The Black Ponies^7. The West Begins^8. Silver Lake^9. Horse Thieves^10. The Wonderful Afternoon^11. Payday^12. Wings Over Silver Lake^13. Breaking Camp^14. The Surveyor's House^15. The Last Man Out^16. Winter Days^17. Wolves On Silver Lake^18. Pa Finds The Homestead^19. Christmas Eve^20. The Night Before Christmas P. 183^
The Ingalls family leaves Plum Creek. Pa heads west to the unsettled wilderness of the Dakota Territory. When Ma, Mary, Laura, Carrie and Grace join him, they become the first settlers in the town of De Smet. And pa begins work on the first building in what will soon be a brand new town on the shores of Silver Lake.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in "Little House in the Big Woods". She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you've come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.