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Episode 09: Little House on the Prairie

By Alli Hoff Kosik

Little House on the PrairieWith the help of elementary education pro and super-reader Drew Gannon, we’re talking all things Little House on the Prairie and Laura Ingalls Wilder on Episode 9. We’ll dig into the historical context of the book (including the elements that have seriously not held up since it was published in 1935), Pa’s general hotness, and more. Follow Drew on Instagram (@drewalison).CHECK OUT DREW'S BOOK RECOMMENDATION:Pachinko by Min Jin Lee MORE READING:"Little House on the Prairie and the Truth About the American West" (The New York Times, 2017)"Finding America, Both Red and Blue, in the Little House Books" (The New York Times, 2017)"5 Ways the Little House on the Prairie Books Stretched the Truth" (Mental Floss, 2018)"Reading Little House on the Prairie as an Adult" (Book Riot, 2016)"Why I Still Love the Little House on the Prairie Books" (The Atlantic, 2011) "Yes, Little House on the Prairie is racially insensitive — but we should still read it" (The Washington Post, 2018)Follow SSR on social media!Instagram // Facebook // Twitter**Please note that the Amazon links above are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through these links. Please do not feel inclined to purchase unless you are excited to add these books to your TBR list!**

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