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By the Shores of Silver Lake

1984 reprint. Illustrated by Garth Williams. Cover illustration by Vanessa Julian-Ottie

Rubbing to edges and corners bumped.  Spine and covers creased.

'They were waiting and listening for the train.  At long, long last Laura heard a faint, far-away hum.  The train was coming!'

After two poor harvests and heavy doctor's bills because of an outbreak of scarlet fever, Pa Wilder knows it is time to move from Minnesota.  Laura is thrilled at the prospect of moving out West, but her mother is reluctant to go.  When it seems that they must continue to endure their hardships indefinitely, help arrives from an unexpected quarter and the family find themselves heading for Silver Lake and a new life.

A story of courage and endurance about growing up in the pioneering days of America.

Author Laura Ingalls Wilder
Publisher Puffin
Type Paperback
Condition Good
Series Little House on the Prairie
SeriesNumber 4
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