By The Shores of Silver Lake Book Summary and Study Guide

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Laura Ingalls Wilder remembers her childhood and tells the story of her family moving into the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here she struggles to cope with the loss of the family dog, Jack and of her sister's blindness. She helps her older sister by describing their new surroundings as well as her new home. Laura also rides a horse and with her family gets through a cold winter.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Life of a profession:    -   farmer Family, caring for ill    -   Yes Who is sick?    -   Sister because he/she is    -   physically ill Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 11-14 Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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