100 Research Topic Guides for Students

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Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957)

BACKGROUND

Famous for her Little House stories, Laura Ingalls Wilder spent her childhood during the westward expansion movement, resettling frequently from log cabin, to prairie home, to sod house following her restless father and resourceful mother. She wrote in story, letter, and diary of her life and adventures as she journeyed westward.


BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS

Biography section under Wilder, Laura Ingalls


LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)

Wilder, Laura Ingalls—1867–1957—Biography

Wilder, Laura Ingalls—1867–1957—Criticism


REFERENCE BOOKS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Beetz, Kirk H., and Suzanne Niemeyer, eds. Beacham’s Guide to Literature for Young Adults, Vol. 2, 1989.

Cech, John, ed. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 22, 1983.

Riley, Carolyn, and Barbara Harte, eds. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 2, 1974.

Rothe, Anna, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1948.


PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)

Biography Index

EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries

InfoTrac

Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature

WILSONDISC


ONLINE DATABASES TO SEARCH

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Internet


KEY WORDS AND DESCRIPTORS FOR PERIODICAL INDEX AND ONLINE SEARCHES

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Ingalls, Charles

Walnut Grove, MN

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