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Wilkes, Maria D.
New York : HarperCollins, 1996.
IL 3-6 RL 6.0
ISBN 0060264594
This is the story of 6-year-old Caroline Quiner.  You might know her better by her grown-up name, Caroline Ingalls.  Long before she met Charles Ingalls and moved to the little house on the prairie, Caroline lived with her mother in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  The family consisted of two older brothers, Joseph and Henry, an older sister, Martha and two younger siblings.  This is the story of Caroline's year after her father was lost at sea.  The family is struggling to survive both emotionally and financially.  An early winter frost ruins most of the vegetables that the family was depending on to get them through the winter.  How will the family survive with little to eat?  Join  Caroline as she learns to help her mother with everyday chores.  Spend the cold winter with them in the Little House in Brookfield.
SUBJECTS:     Ingalls, Caroline Lake Quiner -- Fiction.
                        Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Fiction.
                        Frontier and pioneer life -- Wisconsin -- Fiction.
                        Wisconsin -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.


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