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Farmer Boy - Laura Ingalls Wilder - Bogormen
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Farmer Boy - Laura Ingalls Wilder
Title: Farmer Boy
Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Genre: Classics
Rating: 4.5/5
# pages: 236
Date read: July 2007, January 2010, August 2012

Summary: The Story of a boy named Almanzo Wilder...While Laura Ingalls grows up on the western prairie, a boy named Almanzo Wilder is living on a farm in New York State. Almanzo and his brother and sisters work at their chores from dawn until supper most days -- no matter what the weather. There is still time for fun, though, especially with the horses, which Almanzo loves more than anything.

Review: It took me quite awhile to read this one the first time around, because I didn't originally think that a book not about Laura could possibly be as good. I don't know why I thought that, seeing as it was the same person writing them, and fortunately my mum talked me into reading it. Now, it's one of my favourite of the series. It has a lot more explaining how they do this or that, but that doesn't bother me at all, since lots of this is completely new to me. I also like the fact that this book spans over almost exactly one year, so you get to see how life on a farm was back in those days.

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irinaauthor From: irinaauthor Date: July 30th, 2007 06:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
This book is such food porn. I love it for the descriptions of the food.
bogormen From: bogormen Date: July 30th, 2007 07:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
I know!!! It rivals "Famous Five" for books that make me hungry!
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