Farmer Boy is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived.
While Laura Ingalls grows up on the prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Here Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the river and stored. Time for fun comes when the jolly tin peddler visits, or best of all, when the fair comes to town.
Almanzo wishes for just one thing—his very own horse—and he must prove that he is ready for such a big responsibility.
[Workshop theme: Livestock care (goats, chickens, dogs, rabbits) and gardening.]
Registration deadline: February 1, 2019
Virtual lit study start date: Reading assignment/activities posted Mondays, beginning February 11, 2019
On farm book discussion and workshop date: Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 1-6 PM
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