The Far Side of the Loch (Martha Years)

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The Little House books have captivated millions of readers with their story of Laura Ingalls, a pioneer girl-growing up on the American frontier. Now travel back three generations before Laura's and read the story of Martha Morse, the little girl who would grow up to leave Scotland and start a new life in America, and who would become Laura Ingalls Wilder's great-grandmother.

In The Far Side of Loch seven-year-old Martha is lonely and restless. The Stone House was filled with people during the holidays, but now the cousins have gone home, Martha's father is traveling, her brothers are at school, and her older sister, Grisie, is too busy brooding over her embroidery to pay any attention to Martha. Her new pet hedgehog makes things a bit more fun, and then Father comes home with some thrilling newsand suddenly Martha's house is bustling with excitement!

The Far Side of Loch is the second book in The Martha Years, an ongoing series about another spirited girl from America's most beloved pioneer family.

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Now that the holidays are over and her cousins have left, Martha is lonely and restless. But when Father comes home with some thrilling news, the little stone house is bustling with excitement again. Her cousins are moving into the house across the loch! Of course there’s much to be done to set the house up, and Martha’s whole family pitches in.

About the Author:

Melissa Wiley, the author of the Charlotte Years and the Martha Years series, has done extensive research on early-nineteenth-century New England life. She lives in Virginia with her husband, Scott, and her daughters, Kate, Erin, and Eileen.



Renée Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is the illustrator of numerous titles in the Little House publishing program, as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein's My Favorite Things and E.T.A Hoffman's The Nutcracker, adapted by Janet Schulman. She lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her husband and two children.

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