Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During school vacations Laura has fun with her singing lessons, going on sleigh rides, and best of all, helping Almanzo Wilder drive his new buggy. Friendship soon turns to love for Laura and Almanzo in the romantic conclusion of this Little House book.
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Laura in love
Fifteen-year-old Laura has found a job as a schoolteacher in a nearby town. She soon realizes that her teaching position isn't quite what she expected. Laura can't wait for Friday afternoons, when Almanzo Wilder arrives to take her home to her family for the weekend. Before she knows it, Laura finds herself thinking of Almanzo in a whole new way.From the Back Cover:
Laura has started teaching and she is forced to live away from home for the first time. Only one thing gets her through the lonely weeks—every weekend, Almanzo Wilder takes Laura home to visit her family. But Almanzo’s not the only one who’s interested …
Based on the real adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, THESE HAPPY GOLDEN YEARS is the 9th book in the award-winning Little House series.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060523158
Book Description HarperCollins, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 60523158