Little Author in the Big Woods
Written by Yona Zeldis McDonough
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Little Author in the Big Woods by Yona Zeldis McDonoughMany girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realise is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This biography describes more of the details of Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. Complete with charming illustrations, the narrative points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer.
's character over literary exegesis, and her words are harmoniously both accessible and expressive. . . . While too dense for the littlest of women (and men), middle-graders will be charmed by this first look at one of America's most beloved authors. Kirkus Reviews on Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott Mix one part Rumer Godden's The Story of Holly and Ivy and many parts Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family and you create a standout family-and-doll story. Kirkus Reviews, starred review on The Doll Shop Downstairs McDonough gives us a wholly original story. . . . Dolls and doll parts, a resourceful Mama and Papa and an appealing heroine and her sisters are all deftly drawn. . . . The Doll Shop Downstairs will become a classic. Jewish Book World, starred review on The Doll Shop Downstairs'
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