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Little Town on the Prairie
By Wilder, Laura Ingalls. 1867-1957
1941. 1942 Newbery Honor Book
Available in braille or electronic formats from the following sources:
1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Free loan to registered users; also available from Web-braille as a contracted braille digital file. Users must register with their cooperating library. http://www.loc.gov/nls/braille 1-800-424-8567
This book is part of the Little House on the Prairie series. In 1881, Laura is growing up and wants to help earn money so her sister, Mary, who is blind, can go to college. Laura gets a job in town helping a seamstress but she also continues her schooling so she can achieve her personal goal of receiving a teaching certificate.