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Little House on the Praire


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Initial post: Aug 25, 2006, 8:14:22 AM PDT
Chelle says:
I loved "Little House" books as a child. I'm wondering if there are any "adult" books out there that are as heartwarming and have similar themes. Any suggestions?

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 30, 2006, 4:28:28 PM PDT
Not on the 'same' theme but of excellent reading is "Up A Road Slowly" by Irene Hunt. A marvellous story that I think you will enjoy and fully recommend. I hope this helps.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 27, 2006, 7:36:47 PM PDT
Try _My Antonia_ and _O, Pioneers!_ by Willa Cather.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 14, 2006, 7:23:50 PM PST
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Ambina says:
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

There's a really fun part when the two women rebuild an abandoned farm. It's descriptive they way Laura is when telling us how to make bullets or render bear grease.

Posted on Aug 13, 2009, 12:44:58 PM PDT
Mica Jade says:
You might consider 'Christy' by Catherine Marshall. It takes place later in time, but the title character goes into an incredibly poor, rural part of the mountains to teach, so there's very much a pioneer feeling about the way of life.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 1, 2010, 6:47:56 PM PDT
I suggest Abraham and Anna. It's set in the 18th century, but has similarities to the Little House on the Prairie series.

Posted on Jun 10, 2011, 4:38:37 PM PDT
Tara Cowdrey says:
I replied to a similar thread with this but really anything by Janette Oke. I personally loved the "Women of the West" series. Maybe a little corny but what isn't :)
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