The Long Winter

The Long Winter Review

The town of De Smet is hit with terrible, howling blizzards and Laura and her family must ration their food and coal. When the supply train doesn't arrive, Almanzo Wilder and his brother realize something must be done. They begin an impossible journe...

Title:The Long Winter
Edition Language:English

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  • Tatiana

    This place is a double Hell Hole, compared to Plum Creek and its crickets. No amount of Pa's fiddle-playing can compensate for the fact that they all almost died of hunger and cold during this winter....

  • Diane

    It was fitting that I read "The Long Winter" while visiting family in Minnesota. It was bitterly cold, the streets were packed with snow and the wind chill was below zero. As I read, I could hear the ...

  • Hannah

    Gah, I love the Little House books, and none more than The Long Winter, the 6th in the series.Although all of Laura Ingalls' books have a cozy, homey charm, The Long Winter brings with it a gritier, m...

  • Miranda Reads

    I would have died ten times over if I lived during Laura's timeThe whole family moves into town to weather the winter of 1800-1801 - and it's good thing they do. This was one of the harshest winters t...

  • Elizabeth

    The Long Review Again, I get literal chills reading even just the beginning of this book – how high and fast the geese fly, knowing instinctively the freakishly hard winter that lies ahead, how the ...

  • Philip

    Eleanor and I just finished this up last night. A couple thoughts before she starts her review:I saw a facebook post not too long ago in which the person was opining that they didn't live in the "Litt...

  • Cindy Rollins

    While this is not the most compelling Little House book it is a very important part of the story. I cannot imagine a bettercharacter building book. To live with the Ingalls through the long winter put...

  • Antje

    Es ist nun mittlerweile das sechste Buch aus der Reihe von Laura Ingalls Wilder, das ich gelesen habe und in meinen Augen ist es das bislang eindrucksvollste.Wilder berichtet in diesem Teil von einem ...

  • BAM The Bibliomaniac

    Ok, this book officially scared the holy bejesus out of me! I hate winter!!! Absolutely abhor it. My job is considered "emergency personnel " so regardless of weather conditions I am expected to make ...

  • Suzanne

    This is not a series I can be subjective about - it is way too much a part of my childhood. And this particular book was one of my favorites. It has been cold here this week, but not nearly as cold as...