By Nancy McCabe
McCabe, who grew up in Kansas quite a few hours from the Ingalls family’s domestic in Little residence at the Prairie, consistently felt a deep reference to Laura Ingalls Wilder, writer of the Little condo sequence. McCabe learn Little apartment at the Prairie in the course of her formative years and visited Wilder websites round the Midwest along with her aunt while she used to be 13. yet then she didn’t learn the sequence back till she determined to revisit in maturity the books that had so encouraged her formative years. It was once this determination that finally sparked her wish to stopover at the areas that encouraged lots of her youth favorites, taking her on a trip that integrated stops within the Missouri of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the Minnesota of Maud Hart Lovelace, the Massachusetts of Louisa may possibly Alcott, or even the Canada of Lucy Maud Montgomery.
From Little homes to Little Women finds McCabe’s robust connection to the characters and authors who encouraged many generations of readers. touring with McCabe as she rediscovers the books that formed her and eventually helped her to forge her personal course, readers will take pleasure in revisiting their very own adolescence favorites as well.
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From Little Houses to Little Women: Revisiting a Literary Childhood by Nancy McCabe