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Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867)close

Author of the Little House books Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in Pepin, Wisconsin. Wilder wrote about her own life growing up in the 1870s and 1880s on the Midwestern frontier. The books, which include Little House on the Prairie, Little House in the Big Woods, and On the Banks of Plum Creek have become beloved to younger readers, and were later developed into a successful television series.

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