These Happy Golden YearsLittle House Series
Laura Ingalls Wilder
This heartwarming story follows fifteen-year-old Laura as she teaches school twelve miles from home to help pay for her sister's tuition at a college for the blind. Despite feeling homesick, Laura enjoys the little joys of life like singing lessons and sleigh rides. Most importantly, she falls in love with Almanzo Wilder, making for a romantic and unforgettable ending. A perfect read for those who enjoy stories about family, love, and growth.
first published in 1943