The set includes: Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, and The Long Winter. Laura Ingalls Wilder by the Shores of Silver Lake - Free ebook download as ePub .epub), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read book online for free. 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 Da.
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By the Shores of Silver Lake BY LAURA INGALLS WILDER ILLUSTRATED BY GARTH WILLIAMS HarperTrophy® A Division of Harpe. Laura and her family are moving west again; this time to Dakota territory. pa has just heard about a good job with the railroad, and the Ingalls family will be. Laura Ingalls Wilder; Garth Williams. Ma and the girls follow Pa west by train where they make their home at a rough railroad camp and plan for their own homestead. Wilder, Laura Ingalls, -- -- Juvenile fiction.
They were in debt. Mary was blind now. So Pa went West to work at a railroad camp in Dakota Territory where he could make as much as fifty dollars a month! Then he sent for his wife and four children, and they became the first settlers in the new town of De Smet. But the railroad brought hordes of land-hungry people from the East. Had Pa waited too long to file his homestead claim?
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View all subjects. Boast arrive in the middle of a snowstorm. To pass time, Mrs. Boast shares her collection of newspapers with Laura and shows the Ingalls how to make a what-not.
Laura resolves that she will eventually teach school and help send Mary to college. During a clear night that winter, Laura and Carrie go for a moonlight walk on the lake and encounter a wolf. When Pa goes out the next day to hunt it, he discovers the perfect section of land for their homestead claim. He plans to file on it at the land office in Brookings as soon as the weather improves. However, his departure is delayed by a rush of men moving west who must also stay in the surveyors' building.
The money earned from boarding them is later used for Mary's college education.
After Pa's return from Brookings, he builds a store building in town so his family can move when the surveyors return. The novel ends as the Ingalls settle into the snug claim shanty on their new land.
Historical background[ edit ] To encourage settlement of the midwest part of the United States, Congress passed the Homestead Act in It divided unsettled land into sections, and heads of households could file a claim for very little money. A section was 1-square-mile 2.
In the Spring Pa put up the first building on the town-site near his claim, and two weeks later there was a brand-new town. Laura was washing the dishes one morning when old Jack, lying in the sunshine on the doorstep, growled to tell her that someone was coming. Prefer the physical book?
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