I read all of the “Little House” books when I was a kid, and absolutely loved them. The books have been republished many times over the decades. Spin-off series and a television show were also made. But how did it all begin?
It all goes back to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Laura and her husband Almanzo, like millions of other Americans, lost everything after the stock market crashed. Over the years, Laura had kept detailed journals of her life, and had started writing columns about her life for a newspaper, The Missouri Ruralist.Continue reading “Little House In The Big Woods – by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1932)”