Pioneer Girl
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Pioneer Girl


  • Author: Bich Minh Nguyen
  • Release Date : 2014-02-06
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1618342 Bytes


From an award-winning author, a novel about a Vietnamese American family’s ties to The Little House on the PrairieJobless with a PhD, Lee Lien returns home to her Chicago suburb from grad school, only to find herself contending with issues she’s evaded since college. But when her brother disappears, he leaves behind anobject from their mother’s Vietnam past that stirs up a forgotten childhood dream: a gold-leaf brooch, abandoned by an American reporter in Saigon back in 1965, that might be an heirloom belonging to Laura Ingalls Wilder. As Lee explores the tenuous facts of this connection, she unearths more than expected—a trail of clues and enticements that lead her from the dusty stacks of library archives to hilarious prairie life reenactme...

Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl


  • Author: Mary Alice Downie, Barbara Robertson, Elizabeth Jane Errington & Maryanne Caswell
  • Release Date : 2015-10-18
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 2132733 Bytes


This selection of writings by twenty-nine women, known and unknown, professional and amateur, presents a unique portrait of Canada through time and space, from the seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries, from the Maritimes to British Columbia and the Far North. There is a range of voices from high-born wives of governors general, to an Icelandic immigrant and a fisherman’s wife in Labrador. A Loyalist wife and mother describes the first hard weather in New Brunswick, a seasick nun tells of a dangerous voyage out from France, a famous children’s writer writes home about the fun of canoeing, and a German general’s wife describes habitant customs. All demonstrate how women’s experiences not only shared, but helped shape this new country....

Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl


  • Author : Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Publisher : South Dakota State Hist Society Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0984504176


Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Laura Ingalls Wilder's unedited, and unpublished, draft of her autobiography that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for her popular Little House on the Prairie series includes not-safe-for-children tales that feature stark scenes of domestic abuse, love triangles gone awry and a man who lit himself on fire while drunk off whiskey....

Pioneer Girl Perspectives

Pioneer Girl Perspectives


  • Author : Nancy Tystad Koupal
  • Publisher : South Dakota State Historical Society Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-01
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1941813089


Pioneer Girl Perspectives Book Description :

Published over eighty years after its inception, "Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography" edited by Pamela Smith Hill gave readers new insight into the truth behind Wilder's fiction. "Pioneer Girl Perspectives" further demonstrates the importance of Wilder as an influential American author whose stories of growing up on the frontier remain relevant today....

Pioneer Girl
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Pioneer Girl


  • Author : Bich Minh Nguyen
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-02-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698151376


Pioneer Girl Book Description :

From an award-winning author, a novel about a Vietnamese American family’s ties to The Little House on the Prairie Jobless with a PhD, Lee Lien returns home to her Chicago suburb from grad school, only to find herself contending with issues she’s evaded since college. But when her brother disappears, he leaves behind an object from their mother’s Vietnam past that stirs up a forgotten childhood dream: a gold-leaf brooch, abandoned by an American reporter in Saigon back in 1965, that might be an heirloom belonging to Laura Ingalls Wilder. As Lee explores the tenuous facts of this connection, she unearths more than expected—a trail of clues and enticements that lead her from the dusty stacks of library archives to hilarious prairie life reenact...

The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder  Pioneer Girl

The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl


  • Author : Megan Stine
  • Publisher : Yearling Books
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0440405785


The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Pioneer Girl Book Description :

A biography of the author of the beloved "Little House" books describes the Ingalls's life in the woods, their nine moves in a period of three years, the hardships they faced, and Laura's later years as a writer. Original....

Pioneer Girl
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Pioneer Girl


  • Author :
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803225261


Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Describes the early childhood and life of Grace Snyder, whose family owned a Nebraska homestead in the late nineteenth century and endured the hardships and dangers of the prairie....

Rachel s Journal
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

Rachel s Journal


  • Author : Marissa Moss
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2001-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 015202168X


Rachel s Journal Book Description :

In her journal, Rachel chronicles her family's adventures traveling by covered wagon on the Oregon Trail in 1850....

Pioneer Girl
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Pioneer Girl


  • Author :
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803225261


Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Describes the early childhood and life of Grace Snyder, whose family owned a Nebraska homestead in the late nineteenth century and endured the hardships and dangers of the prairie....

Sallie Fox
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Sallie Fox


  • Author : Dorothy Kupcha Leland
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0961735767


Sallie Fox Book Description :

Presents the fictionalized account of a young girl who left Iowa with her family in 1858, facing hardships as they traveled to California along the Santa Fe Trail and the Beale Wagon Road....

The Naked Pioneer Girl
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The Naked Pioneer Girl


  • Author : Mikhail Kononov
  • Publisher : Serpents Tail
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 185242835X


The Naked Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Singing 'Rio Rita' 15 year old Mucha trudges along the road to her execution. But much more than death Mucha fears expulsion from the Collective in which she fills a real and useful part. The comrades come to her when they need warmth and tenderness and she's happy in this role. (Although someone really should tell Stalin or Hitler that they need to make knickers with better elastic!) During the siege of Leningrad, Mucha takes flight over her beloved city. She sees Stalin sitting on a red star on top of the Kremlin, smoking his pipe and drinking tea and wondering what further anguish he can inflict on his people. The Naked Pioneer Girl is a searing indictment of war and a devastating look at the role of the Russian army during WW2....

Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl


  • Author : Maryanne Caswell
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0887765505


Pioneer Girl Book Description :

Tales of courage, adventure, loneliness, sorrow, and delight flow from her letters to her grandmother as fourteen-year-old Maryanne Caswell and her family depart from their hometown of Palmerston in 1887 and journey to Clark's Crossing, near the present day city of Saskatoon, Canada....