The school superintendent, George Williams, comes and tests Laura (though she is two months too young, he never asks her age), and she is awarded a third-grade teaching certificate. Mrs. Oleson immediately decides to foreclose on the Ingalls farm, putting the Ingalls' friendships to the test. S4 E2 48m. In order to stave off the loneliness stemming from Mary's departure, Laura, Carrie, and Grace do the fall cleaning. S4 E1 48m. Husband Charles Ingalls, his wife Caroline, and their three daughters—Mary, Laura, and Carrie—migrated westward in the 1800s to settle on a farm near the village of Walnut Grove, Minnesota. Some characters were added in the show, such as Albert, played by Matthew Laborteaux, an orphan whom the family adopted. 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The Wolves. A reboot of the classic family drama “Little House on the Prairie” is reportedly in the works, according to multiple sources. TVG. In Season 9 of “Little House on the Prairie”, change is in the air! Based on the autobiographical Little House series, episodes of Little House on the Prairie usually concern members of the Ingalls family, who live on a small farm near the village of Walnut Grove, Minnesota. Everyday housework is also described in detail. A Japanese anime television series of 26 episodes (about 24 minutes each), originally entitled Sōgen no Shōjo Laura. Season 4 Episode 18 48m. S4 E18 48m. A long-running drama based upon the "Little House" series of books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, "Little House on the Prairie" follows the lives of the simple, farming Ingalls family: Charles, Caroline, Mary, Laura, Carrie and then Grace and the later adopted Albert, James and Cassandra, who settle into a quaint little … A Most Precious Gift. Alison Couldn’t Take The Heat. " It takes place between 1882 and 1885. In the book, Laura herself turns five years old, when the real-life author had only been three during the events of the book. On the last evening of singing school while driving Laura home, Almanzo – who has by now been courting Laura for three years – proposes to Laura. The family welcomes a visit from Aunt Docia, whom they had not seen for several years. Directed by William F. Claxton. As one might imagine, this didn’t combine well with the high temperatures and strong sun on the California ranch where the show was filmed.  The story of Little House in the Big Woods, revolves around the life of the Ingalls family. *see our review of this Documentary DRAMA MADE FOR TV SERIES on the INGALLs. Wilder would go on to publish Little House in the Big Woods in 1932. , At the end of this book, the family is told that the land must be vacated by settlers as it is not legally open to settlement yet, and in 1870 Pa elects to leave the land and move before the Army forcibly requires him to abandon the land. Later in 1941, The Long Winter, became an Honor Book, and the two later Honor Books were The Little Town on the Prairie, in 1942, and Those Happy Golden Years in 1944. Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie is a classic work of children's literature by one of the best-known American children's authors. Little House on the Prairie … Friends try to advise Charles on how to spend an inheritance. S4 E3 48m. The first book of the Little House series, Little House in the Big Woods, was published in 1932. The girl's mother, Waziyatawin Angela Cavender Wilson, a member of the Wahpetunwan Dakota nation, challenged the school on its use of the book in the classroom. 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