Laura's Album: A Remembrance Scrapbook Of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Hardcover | October 23, 1998

byWilliam Anderson

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Though best known as the author of the Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a full, rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. All through her life Laura saved mementos of her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, and photographs, which have been lovingly preserved in private and public collections across the country.

Now, for the first time ever, these photographs, writings, and memorabilia have been gathered together in one incredible volume by noted Little House historian William Anderson. Each gorgeous page of LAURA'S ALBUM is a doorway into the private world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and offers a unique glimpse of what her life was like. Here is the fascinating true story of this remarkable pioneer woman's life as well as an unforgettable tale of our own American past.

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She is best known as author of the Little House books, but Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich and varied life that spanned almost a century. Noted historian William Anderson has lovingly collected the photographs, letters, documents and momentos Laura so carefully saved while she was alive. This is a moving story, told in pictures, of the...

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Though best known as the author of the Little House books, Laura Ingalls Wilder led a full, rich life that spanned almost a century of American history. All through her life Laura saved mementos of her past, including early writings, letters, drawings, and photographs, which have been lovingly preserved in private and public collection...

William Anderson is an award-winning historian and author whose interest in the ?Little House? books began in elementary school. Much of his research for this book was conducted on-site at the locales of the Ingalls and Wilder homes. He has been active in the preservation and operation of the Wilder sites in De Smet, South Dakota, and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:80 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.25 inPublished:October 23, 1998Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060278420

ISBN - 13:9780060278427

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 8

Customer Reviews of Laura's Album: A Remembrance Scrapbook Of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from One of the better Biographies. I enjoyed this and appreciated it more than 'Laura Ingalls Wilder Country' written by the same author. It is clear, concise, yet very engaging. I appreciate it does not include any unfounded 'heresay' that many other biographies have about Laura and her relationships. Works quite well with the Prarie Primer, enjoyable on its own merit as well.
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this book is GREAT!!! this is a book that has exellent pictures of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her relatives I was AMAZED!!! It Was SOOOOOOOOOOOOO good! If I met William andreason I would praise him about A zillion Times!!! Way to go William Andreason, I reapet WAY TO GO!!! buy the book now!!!!!
Date published: 2005-08-12

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She is best known as author of the Little House books, but Laura Ingalls Wilder led a rich and varied life that spanned almost a century. Noted historian William Anderson has lovingly collected the photographs, letters, documents and momentos Laura so carefully saved while she was alive. This is a moving story, told in pictures, of the pioneer girl growing up on the U.S. frontier. It is a unique look into the private world of a well-known and beloved American.

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"Noted Wilder historian Anderson has compiled a scrapbook of photos, early writings, letters, and drawings saved by Wilder and now preserved in various private and public collections throughout the U.S. The mementos are arranged by decade and explained in captions and a succinct account of the author's long and eventful life. Many of the photos were previously published in pamphlets available at the homesites, but the use of high-quality paper and modern printing techniques enhances their clarity, especially for the oldest images. The later chapters also contain material from the HarperCollins archives, including advertising posters, publicity photos, and reproductions of some of the original Helen Sewell illustrations. Appended with a detailed chronology and illustration credits, this is a worthy companion to the Little House series that should be welcomed wherever the stories are popular. Adult fans will be interested, too." (Booklist, January 1, 1999)