Little House on the Prairie Book Club


Little House on the Prairie Book Club

Each month in 2018, we'll read one of the books in the 9 book series. We'll then spend the last three months learning more about Laura Ingalls Wilder's real life, reading Little House Living, and exploring pioneer-era recipes and crafts. 

Members: 82
Latest Activity: Jan 1

Book Club Info

December 2017 - Caroline: Little House Revisited

January 2018 - Little House in the Big Woods

February 2018 - Little House on the Prairie

March 2018 - Farmer Boy

April 2018 - On the Banks of Plum Creek

May 2018 - By the Shores of Silver Lake

June 2018 - The Long Winter

July 2018 - Little Town on the Prairie

August 2018 - These Happy Golden Years - Click here for the reading schedule

September 2018 - The First Four Years

October 2018 - Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

November 2018 Libertarians on the Prairie

December 2018 - TBA

The list of Live Chats for this club is here.

Discussion Forum

One hour radio interview with "Prairie Fires" author.

This Salt Lake City radio station features an hour-long interview with Caroline Fraser, who wrote about the real Laura Ingalls Wilder and her much darker life than depicted in the Little House books. …Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell Jan 1.

Libertarians on the Prairie: Chapter 1 - Laura (1867-1885)

The book begins with an overview of Laura's difficult life in early childhood -the moves, the famines, the crop failures, the illnesses. Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell Nov 4, 2017.

Want to read "Caroline, Little House Revisited" ?

This novel by Sarah Miller was authorized by the Little House Heritage Trust. anyone like to read it in our book club in…Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell Nov 2, 2017.

LHITBW Chapter 11: Harvest 1 Reply

What did you think of this chapter? Did Laura Ingalls Wilder include the Charley story merely for humor, or as a moral lesson to her child readers? Why was it so important to get help to get the wheat harvested? How was the labor divided by…Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell. Last reply by Beth Jan 31, 2017.

LHITBW Chapter 13: The Deer in the Wood 4 Replies

Did you find it sort of nice to find a softer side of Pa, unwilling to kill three separate sets of beautiful animals though he knew his family needed the meat?What activities from this chapter have you experienced? Have you sewn a patchwork quilt?…Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell. Last reply by Beth Jan 31, 2017.

Comment Wall


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Comment by Carrie Campbell on January 1, 2018 at 1:12pm

Cute "Laura's Log Cabin" LHOTP gingerbread house post from last year!

Comment by Amy Clark on December 26, 2017 at 12:59pm
Comment by Carrie Campbell on August 3, 2017 at 3:27pm

You can listen to These Happy Golden Years here:

Comment by Sharon M. on August 2, 2017 at 11:05am

I am reading the Little House Myths blog post series here:

Comment by Jeannine Christensen on January 5, 2017 at 8:07pm
I can't find the reading schedule. Can someone post a link please. Thank you.
Comment by Sherry Cote on January 3, 2017 at 7:05pm
That is adorable and very unique
Comment by Carrie Campbell on December 29, 2016 at 5:25pm

Check out this darling Little House on the Prairie dollhouse! With cute felt figures.

Comment by Marianne McCarthy on December 19, 2016 at 4:32pm

They continue to be my favorite series of books! 

Comment by Bec Fletcher on December 19, 2016 at 2:07pm

My husband and I read these books to our children last year. We loved them as much as the children and my husband, who had never read them as a child was amazed at the lives they lived. I am looking forward to delving into the amazing lives of pioneers and the little girls Laura and Mary who felt like my childhoods friends.

Comment by Elizabeth on October 12, 2016 at 12:30pm
I am looking forward to re-reading the books I loved as a child!


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