Farmer Boy

Farmer Boy

Paperback - 2004
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Immerse yourself in Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved Little House series, now featuring Garth Williams' classic art in vibrant full-color!

While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the river and stored. Almanzo wishes for just one thing--his very own horse--but he must prove that he is ready for such a big responsibility.

Based on the childhood of Laura's husband, Almanzo Wilder, Farmer Boy is the second book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers with its depiction of life on the American frontier.

Publisher: New York : Harper, 2004
ISBN: 9780060581824
0060581824
9780590488167
0590488163

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Badmoon1
Mar 29, 2017

Great book that tells of life on the farm over a hundred years ago. Wonderful descriptions of raising crops, cutting your own ice, riding long sleds through the snowy forest, and many other things.

7Liberty7 Jun 05, 2013

A very good book for boys. You begin to appreciate the hard work, determination, and pluck of the farmers. The book really uncovers all the work, fun, and excitement of living in the late 1800s as a Farmer Boy. Through winter and summer there's so much to do! The detail and the excitement make this book one of my favourites!

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mldemers
Nov 24, 2012

Great book, and great detail!!! Love the series!!!

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 15, 2012

good book!!!!!!!!!

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orange_butterfly_632 Aug 05, 2014

This book is written by one of my favorite author named Laura Ingalls Wilder. The main character is a boy named Almanzo. Almanzo is the youngest out of his family. He has one older brother named Royal and two older sisters named Eliza Jane and Alice. This book describes Almanzo's childhood when he turned nine years old. In details, the book tells us the chores he does at his family's farm in the town of Malone. But the author focuses on the adventures that Almanzo went through while doing his chores. Some chores that Almanzo does that were described in the book were planting and tending the crops, training young oxen, going to school, and many more.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 15, 2012

While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm is New York State, where he and his brother and sisters work at their chores from dawn to dinner most days-no matter what the weather. There is still time for fun,though, especially with the horses, which Almanzo loves more than anything.
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