On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894 (Paperback)

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    In 1894, Laura Ingalls Wilder, her husband, Almanzo, and their daughter, Rose, packed their belongings into their covered wagon and set out on a journey from De Smet, South Dakota, to Mansfield, Missouri. They heard that the soil there was rich and the crops were bountiful -- it was even called "the Land of the Big Red Apple." With hopes of beginning a new life, the Wilders made their way to the Ozarks of Missouri.

    During their journey, Laura kept a detailed diary of events: the cities they passed through, the travelers they encountered on the way, the changing countryside and the trials of an often difficult voyage. Laura's words, preserved in this book, reveal her inner thoughts as she traveled with her family in search of a new home in Mansfield, where Rose would spend her childhood, where Laura would write her Little House books, and where she and Almanzo would remain all the rest of their happy days together.

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    ISBN 9780064400800
    Format Paperback
    Pages 120
    Publisher Date 1994-10-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
    Copyright Year 1962
    Height 7.75 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.2 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience Young adult
    Authors Wilder, Laura Ingalls

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