- 1 Welcome to our Laura Ingalls Wilder Books page.
- 2 The Original Series
- 3 Pioneer Girl: An Annotated Biography
- 4 Box Sets & Special Editions of the Little House Books
- 5 “Lost Little House Years”
- 6 Life of Mary Ingalls
- 7 Almanzo Wilder’s Life After Farmer Boy
- 8 The Martha Years – Laura’s great grandmother
- 9 The Charlotte Years – Laura’s grandmother
- 10 The Caroline Years – Laura’s mother
- 11 The Rose Years – Laura’s daughter
- 12 Chapter Books for Younger Readers
Welcome to our Laura Ingalls Wilder Books page.
Not only will you find information about each of the original books, but you will also find information on the newer series of books following other members of Laura’s family, including Ma (Caroline) and her daughter Rose. You will find links to each book, describing more about each title.
The Original Series
Little House in the Big Woods (1932)
Farmer Boy (1933)
Little House on the Prairie (1935)
On the Banks of Plum Creek (1937)
By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939)
The Long Winter (1940)
Little Town on the Prairie (1941)
These Happy Golden Years (1943)
The First Four Years (1971)
On the Way Home (1962)
West From Home (1974)
The original manuscript by Laura Ingalls Wilder, that eventually turned into the Little House books
Box Sets & Special Editions of the Little House Books
“Lost Little House Years”
This book covers the gap in time between On the Banks of Plum Creek and By the Shores of Silver Lake, a time period Laura omitted from the book due to the sad time the family had there, which included the death of Laura’s brother.
Old Town in the Green Groves by Cynthia Rylant
Life of Mary Ingalls
This novel covers Mary’s time away from the Ingalls family when she attended the school for the blind in Iowa.
Almanzo Wilder’s Life After Farmer Boy
A novel has been published about Almanzo’s life between the time of Farmer Boy and when he meets Laura.
The Martha Years – Laura’s great grandmother
The life of Laura’s great grandmother as a little girl in Scotland.
The Charlotte Years – Laura’s grandmother
The books about Laura’s grandmother as a little girl in Boston.
The Caroline Years – Laura’s mother
This series features Laura’s mother Caroline as a little girl, up through when she meets and marries Charles Ingalls, taking readers up to where Little House in the Big Woods begins.
The Rose Years – Laura’s daughter
Laura’s daughter Rose as a little girl, as she becomes a spirited independent woman during the turn of the century.
Little House on Rocky Ridge
Little Farm In The Ozarks
In The Land Of The Big Red Apple
On The Other Side Of the Hill
Little Town In The Ozarks
New Dawn on Rocky Ridge
On the Banks of the Bayou
These books are very popular for younger readers who aren’t advanced enough to be able to read the later books in the series. There are the original Little House Chapter Books, as well as chapter book series for both Caroline and Rose.
There are a total of 24 chapter books, although some may be difficult to find as they were not republished. The full list of chapter books is here.