These Happy Golden Years Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mary is off at school and, as usual, money is tight for the Ingalls family. To help out, Laura leaves to teach school in a drafty shanty school house twelve miles from her home. Laura feels miserable and homesick, many of the students are taller than she and when she is not teaching she boards all week with a spiteful woman.
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Things aren't all bad, though. Rain or shine Almanzo Wilder arrives to take young Laura, not yet sixteen years old, home to her loving family for the weekend.

Laura and Almanzo's friendship blossoms into a tender love. The eigth book in the Little House series ends with the two young love birds engaged and then married.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Life of a profession:    -   teacher Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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