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The Long Winter


The old Indian's warning said the coming winter would be hard and long, so Laura's father moved his family from the claim to his house in town. The ... Show synopsis

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by Sisyphus on May 14, 2010

I first read this book when my daughter was 13 and she was reading the LEW books and wanted me to read it so she would have someone to talk to about it. I read it then and reread it just now and was very impressed with it both times. I think this book offers a wonderful insight into just how difficult ... More

by tleev on Mar 27, 2009

A heart rending tale of hardship, endurance, perserverance and love. I am so glad that laura Ingalls Wilder shared her experiences and hardships in book form. I have nothing but respect for those who settled the west. This is a great read. More


Finding the Gold

by Wordsmatter on Jan 16, 2008

The Long Winter is a remarkable, true story of the best and worst traits in man when he is tested to his limits. It is told from the viewpoint of a young girl. I had not read long into the book, when I realized this girl was different. She saw the world through the eyes of an artist. She saw the ... More


Hope for hard times

by Jenny on Apr 4, 2007

If you are going through a very tough time in your life, The Long Winter will give you inspiration to carry on. The Ingalls family and townspeople of De Smet endure months of chronic blizzards which prevent trains from bringing them the food and supplies with which to live. The Long Winter covers ... More

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