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Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957
Little house in the Ozarks : the rediscovered writings / Laura Ingalls Wilder ; edited by Stephen W. Hines
Nashville, Tenn. : T. Nelson, c1991
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile Historic/1st Flr/ Check out to UM-D students, faculty & staff  jPN.Wild52L512 1991    AVAILABLE
Gift from Katrina Baetz-Matthews, 2010
Subject Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Homes and haunts -- Ozark Mountains
Subject(s) Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Ozark Mountains -- Juvenile literature
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Women pioneers -- Ozark Mountains -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Frontier and pioneer life -- Ozark Mountains -- Juvenile literature
Subject Ozark Mountains Region -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Ozark Mountains -- Literary collections -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
NOTE Gift from Katrina Baetz-Matthews, 2010
Note Also issued online
Contents Long ago and far away - Her husband's partner (Let's visit Mrs. Wilder - Our little place in the Ozarks - When is a settler an old settler? - The march of progress - My dream house - How to furnish a home - Rocky Ridge Farm - We revel in water! - My apple orchard - Heirs of the ages) - Nothing new under the sun (Sweet Williams - The Findleys strive for an education - 'A spirit of sadness over it all' - Classes as illiterates - Our next president - Our brains--and Providence - Home - The man of the place - Kind hearts - The wanton destruction of trees - Be true to yourself - Love of home - Far in the future - The great woods have been destroyed - Income and expenses - Compensations)
The garden of our lives (I don't know what the world is coming to - Make your garden! - Parable of wild fruit - Are you your children's confidant? - Kinfolks or mere relations? - Troubles grow as we talk about them - We keep right on eating - Keep journeying on - Getting the worst of it - The source of improvement - A man's word is all he has - The helping hand of helpfulness - Growing older) - Have you seen any fairies lately? (Fairies still appear to those with seeing eyes - Where sunshine fairies go - Naughty four o'clocks - the fairy dew drop - When sunshine fairies rest - the fairies in the sunshine - Lesson from and Irish fable)
The rush of work (Tired to death with work - Going after the cows - Mrs. Jones takes the rest cure - Let's not depend on experts - When proverbs quarrel - Farmers--need more wives? - Does it pay to be idle? - Join don't worry' club - A fool and his son are soon parted - A day off now and then - About work - When the blues descend - Life is an adventure) - A great many interesting things (The hard winter - The Friday night literary - On chickens and hawks - Times and things - When grandma pioneered - Make a new beginning - Having a family motto - The first frost - Our fair and our fancy - Chasing thistledown - What became of the time we saved? - Just a question of tact - The old dash churn - Christmas when I was sixteen)
Give me just one logical reason (Five dollar prize for women - Dear farm women - Why should I stay? - Church and school privileges - Here's hope deferred - Pioneering on an Ozark farm - Whom will you marry?) - A new day for women (Shorter hours for the farm home manager - A woman's power and the vote - The woman's place - Two heads are better than one - Women's work? - Women's duty at the polls - Daily tasks are not small things - Thoughts on the role of women and divorce - The home beauty parlor - What women can add to politics - This and that--a neighborly visit with Laura - New day for women) - If we would but open our eyes (The creative chemistry of life - The light we throw - A few minutes with a poet - Success - Good neighbors - A constant friend - What would you do? - Opportunity - To stand by ourselves - Challenges - An Autumn day) - The war, the terrible (Each in his place - Left out and pushed about - The war, the terrible
Getting down to first causes - Are we too busy? - Make every minute count - A wish for the present - Glory! What days in which to live! - Our code of honor - When the war ended - Peace on earth) - Surely worth the effort ( Administer advice in small doses - Keeping friends - We always pay for that need' _ Learning something new - The hidden cost of getting what we want - Early training counts - Don't call on the government all of the time - Pies and poetry - Simplify, simplify - Think for yourself - The blessings of the year) - The greatness and goodness of God (Everyday implications of the golden rule - Thanks for benefits bestowed - Thanks for the harvest - Harvest of the soul - A dog's a dog for a' that - Let us be just)
Do the right thing always - The armor of a smile - Laura and Mary quarrel at Thanksgiving - Not so bad off - Swearing - Honor and duty - If we only understood - The things that matter - Mother - 'Mother passed away')
Summary A collection of the rediscovered writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Alternate Author Hines, Stephen W
Library donation, 2010

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