Laura Ingalls Wilder Ultimate Book List!

As one slowly descends into a fandom you begin to build up a collection surrounding that interest. In my case, it’s books. Tracking down every book that pertains to Laura, the series, the chapter books, the cookbooks, the nonfiction…you get the point. Some are for my own research and some are just novelty collectable pieces. But what can be difficult for friends and family is identifying what books you have and what you need when it comes to the holidays/birthdays. Or in a certain case… what series one talked about after three bottles of wine and now she  absolutely has to read (hello Jill!)  It’s in her honor that I began to pull this list together.

So time to unveil the ultimate book list!  Comment if I miss anything, I’ll add it in and tweet any addendums.  Happy reading!

By Laura Ingalls Wilder- Little House series

Little House in the Big Woods
Farmer Boy
Little House on the Prairie
On the Banks of Plum Creek
By the Shore of Silver Lake
The Long Winter
Little Town on the Prairie
These Happy Golden Years
The First Four Year

By Roger Lea MacBride- The Rose Years

Little House on Rocky Ridge
Little Farm in the Ozarks
In the Land of the Big Red Apple
On the Other Side of the Hill
Little Town in the Ozarks
New Dawn on Rocky Ridge
On the Banks of the Bayou
Bachelor Girl

For Young Readers:

Going to Town
Sugar Snow
County Fair
Dance at Grandpa’s
The Deer in the Woods
A Little Prairie House
Prairie Day
A Farmer Boy Birthday
Summertime in the Big Woods
Winter Days in the Big Woods
Winter on the Farm
Going West
A Little House Birthday
Christmas in the Big Woods

For slightly older Young Readers:

Little House in the Highland: The Martha Years
Little House in Boston Bay: The Charlotte Years
Little House in Brookfield: The Caroline Years

Mary Ingalls on Her Own
Old Town in the Green Groves
Farmer Boy Goes West

Little House Chapter Books:

Animal Adventures
The Adventures of Laura & Jack
Pioneer Sisters
Christmas Stories
School Days

Activities and Guide Books:

Little House Coloring Book
The Little House Cookbook
The World of Little House
The Little House Guidebook
My Book of Little House Paper Dolls
My Little House Crafts Book

Journal or Correspondence Collections/Curated:

On the Way Home by Laura Ingalls Wilder (published posthumously)
A Little House Traveler by Laura Ingalls Wilder (published posthumously)
Laura’s Album by William Anderson
The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson
Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal
A Little House Sampler by William Anderson
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Farm Journalist: Writings from the Ozarks by Laura Ingalls Wilder/ Stephen W. Hines
Little House in the Ozarks by Laura Ingalls Wilder / Stephen W. Hines
I Remember Laura by Stephen W. Hines

Biographies:

Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson
Pioneer Girl by William Anderson
Prairie Girl by William Anderson
Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Bibliography edited by Pamela Hill Smith
Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life by Pamela Hill Smith
Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane and the Making of the Little House Books by Christine Woodside

Surrounding Nonfiction:

From the Mouth of Ma by Robynne Elizabeth Miller
The Three Faces of Nellie by Robynne Elizabeth Miller
Little House, Long Shadow: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Impact on American Culture by Anita Clair Fellman
The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of the Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure
Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: Authorship, Place, Time and Culture by John E. Miller
The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Wilder Lane by John E. Miller
Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Woman behind the Legend by John E. Miller
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town by John E. Miller
Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and Places in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Life and Books by William Anderson
The Story of the Ingalls by William Anderson
The Long Hard Winter of 1880-81: What was it Really Like by Dan L. White
DeSmet (Images of America) by Laura Ingalls Wilder Society
Around Mansfield (Images of America) by Mansfield Area Historical Society

 

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