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prairie schooner

a wagon covered by canvas used by pioneers for traveling west

autobiography

the true storyof a person's life written by that person himself

biography

the true story of a person's life written by another person

Laura Ingalls Wilder

author of "The Little House" books for children

Where did Laura Ingalls Wilder live?

Wisconsin - in a house built of logs

Name two states in North Central US

Wisconsin & Minnesota

Where did the Ingalls move 1st?

To the Praire

Where did the Inglass move 2nd?

To a farm in Minnesota on the banks of Plum Creek

What illness did the family get?

Scarlett Fever

Who became blind?

Laura's sister, Mary

How old was Laura when she became a teacher?

15 - she worked to send Mary to a school for the blind

Who did Laura marry?

Almanzo Wilder

What gift had Laura's mom made her at Christmas?

A rag doll named Charlotte

Why did Laura write?

So people would know what life was like in simple times

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