Sequel to Little House in the Big Woods, and true story of the author's own childhood, and of the days when her father, feeling that civilization was coming too fast to the Big Woods, uprooted his little family and took them, via covered wagon, to Kansas. Good Americana - and a first rate tale. Personally, I liked it certainly as well, perhaps better than the other. (Kirkus Reviews) --Kirkus Reviews--This text refers to thePaperbackedition.
This is an excellent work centered around a small girl and her family. Their travels through Indian territory are filled with excitement. Collective experiences are both inspiring and disappointing. We are inspired by the tremendous courage of the settlers against many improbable odds. The author tells a story full of high adventure . The family maintains a cohesiveness despite a fair amount of difficulties and tribulations. … more