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Books like Little House on the Prairie

Enjoyed Little House on the Prairie? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Little House on the Prairie. Here are 71 books that you may like if you liked Little House on the Prairie.

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Sarah, Plain and Tall
Patricia MacLachlan - 2001-01-01 (first published in 1985)
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This timeless classic is perfect for lovers of historical fiction and beautiful language. Sarah, Plain and Tall explores themes of abandonment, loss, and love through the eyes of young Anna in the late nineteenth century. When Sarah arrives from Maine to answer Papa's advertisement for a wife and mother, Anna and her brother Caleb anxiously wait to see if she'll be nice, sing, and stay. The 30th Anniversary edition includes author Patricia MacLachlan's Newbery speech, a discussion guide, and a reading list.
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Understood Betsy
Dorothy Canfield Fisher - 1996-01-01 (first published in 1916)
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A sheltered young girl named Elizabeth Ann is forced to live with her "horrid" cousins in the wilds of Vermont when her aunt can no longer care for her. Initially shocked by country living, Elizabeth Ann learns to adapt to her new surroundings, gaining independence and responsibility along the way. This classic tale of personal growth and resilience has been delighting young readers for over a century.
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Confessions of a Prairie Bitch
How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated
Alison Arngrim - 2010-06-15
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"Confessions of a Prairie Bitch" is a hilarious and heartwarming memoir by Alison Arngrim, known for her iconic role as the mischievous Nellie Oleson on "Little House on the Prairie". Through behind-the-scenes stories from the show, as well as her eccentric upbringing in West Hollywood and her work advocating for HIV awareness and abused children, Alison's book is a must-read for fans of the show, Melissa Gilbert's memoir, and Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic books.
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Little House in Brookfield
Maria D Wilkes - 1996-04-12
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Discover the origins of Ma Ingalls in the beloved Little House series with the first book in the Caroline Years series. Follow Caroline Quiner in 1845 Wisconsin as she navigates life after her father's death, helping her family with farm chores, starting school, and experiencing new adventures. This middle grade novel is perfect for homeschooling tweens in grades 5 to 6 who want to stay engaged and entertained outside of the classroom.
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Pioneer Girl
The Annotated Autobiography
Laura Ingalls Wilder - 2014-11-20
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Follow the Ingalls family on their 16-year journey through several U.S. states and territories, as told through the decorated author's original manuscript. Pioneer Girl includes letters, photos, and newspapers to add context, giving readers a deeper understanding of Laura Ingalls Wilder's growth as a writer. The award-winning biography will introduce readers to the woman who brought the pioneer experience into the hearts of millions.
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Little House, Revisited
Sarah Miller - 2017-09-19
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Follow Caroline Ingalls, "Ma" from the Little House books, as she embarks on a pioneer life with her family in 1870. Sarah Miller's authorized historical fiction brings to life the beauty, turmoil, and endless possibilities of the frontier. Caroline must draw on every ounce of strength to adapt to a new environment, give birth to her child, and build a new home from a rough log house. This captivating tale of family, fidelity, and survival reimagines the past and will enrapture readers of all ages.
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A Wilder Rose
A Novel
Susan Wittig Albert - 2013-09-01
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Step back into the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder's pioneer adventures with the captivating tale of her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Delve into the secret collaboration between Rose and her mother that brought The Little House books to life. Bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert reimagines the complicated mother-daughter relationship set against the Great Depression. Experience the vivid account of a literary deception in A Wilder Rose.
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A Memoir
The Horus Heresy Series
Tara Westover - 2018-02-20
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Discover the inspiring story of a young girl born into the harsh wilderness of Idaho and raised by survivalists who shunned modern medicine and education. Despite lacking any formal schooling, she taught herself enough to gain admittance into Brigham Young University, leading her on a journey of self-invention that took her across oceans and continents to prestigious universities. Educated is a powerful memoir about the transformative power of knowledge and the struggle for self-discovery.
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Where the Crawdads Sing
Delia Owens - 2018-08-14
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This captivating novel follows a young woman living in the wilds of North Carolina, known as the "Marsh Girl," who must navigate isolation and rumors from the townspeople. When a local man is found dead, she becomes a suspect, but her true story is one of survival and natural instinct. As she yearns for human connection, two young men become drawn to her wild beauty, but tragedy threatens to shatter her world.
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The Little House
Laura Ingalls Wilder - 2003-10-07 (first published in 1971)
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Experience life on the American frontier with this beloved series of nine books. From living in a cozy log house in the woods, to enduring harsh prairie winters and locust invasions, to building a new town on the shores of Silver Lake, follow Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family as they journey through life's challenges and triumphs. With heartwarming relationships and themes of hard work and perseverance, this series is a classic for all ages.
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The Glass Castle
A Memoir
Jeannette Walls - 2006-01-17 (first published in 2005)
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This moving memoir chronicles the author's upbringing with unconventional, nomadic parents who pushed their four children to embrace life and learn fearlessly. As dysfunction and financial troubles escalate, Jeannette and her siblings must rely on each other to survive and ultimately escape their tumultuous home. Despite their flaws, the author deeply loves and respects her complex parents, making this an uplifting story of triumph against all odds and unconditional familial love.
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