By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls WilderBy the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder

By the Shores of Silver Lake

byLaura Ingalls WilderIllustratorGarth Williams

Paperback | April 8, 2008

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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.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

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 know...
Title:By the Shores of Silver LakeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.63 inPublished:April 8, 2008Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064400050

ISBN - 13:9780064400053

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great addition to the series My daughter and I are such fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder, this book does not disappoint!
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from By the Shores of Silver Lake It was great to read about the move and their new home.
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great i read all of these as a kid. for boys and girls
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from one of the best in the series this one is one of the best, its fast paced. love it
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favourite My all time favourite of the series, I feel like Laura really becomes more independent in this novel and the story moves faster.
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Little House on the Prairie book 5 Another great book in the series. Great book about pioneer days, showing the hardships, trials, successes of family life. Laura's real-life father seems to be a bit of a nomad, but this led to real-life Laura producing some very interesting books with varied experiences. Definitely a coming-of-age theme in this book as well, as it shows Laura beginning to grow up.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great I love following Laura's adventures and her pioneer life.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great book Another great book in series. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from By the shores of silver lake This was an excellent book*. It is one of my favourite book.
Date published: 1999-05-30