From the two-time Newbery Honor-winning author ofLily's CrossingandPictures of Hollis Woodscomes the biography of one of the most important figures in the history of children s literature: Laura Ingalls Wilder! Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up during the pioneer days of America. To the delight of millions of readers, she spent her adulthood recounting her girlhood memories in the form of her the Little House series, includingThe Little House on the Prairie. This is the true story of her life, and how she came to be known as one of the most important children s book authors of all time. About theWomen of Our Timeseries: International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage."