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  Lesson Plan - LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Laura's father was inspired by the Homestead Act of 1862 which made it possible to obtain 160 acres of land with certain provisions.
Laura started writing farming articles, and in 1911 her first article was published in the "Missouri Ruralist." When most people Laura's age would be ending their careers, Laura wrote her first book, Little House in the Big Woods.
Later, the "Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal" was established in Laura's honor for her outstanding talent in writing literature for children.
teacherlink.ed.usu.edu /tlresources/units/Byrnes-famous/wilder.html   (4139 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Laura Ingalls Wilder
When Wilder was in her sixties, her daughter urged her to write down her vivid childhood memories of growing up on the American frontier.
Beginning with Little House in the Big Woods (1932), the Wisconsin cabin in which she was born, Wilder chronicles her family's westward migration to the Little House on the Prairie (1935) in Kansas, to Minnesota On the Banks of Plum Creek (1937), and finally to the Dakota Territory By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939).
In 1954 she was the recipient of the first Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, given by the American Library Association.
ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761579529/Laura_Ingalls_Wilder.html   (368 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal is a prize awarded by the American Library Association to writers or illustrators of children's books published in the U.S. who have made substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature.
The bronze medal prize is named after its first winner, Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Originally, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal was awarded every five years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laura_Ingalls_Wilder_Medal   (113 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, established in 1954, honors an author or illustrator whose books are published in the U.S. and have, over a period of years, made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
The award is named in honor of Laura Ingalls Wilder who was born in 1867 in Wisconsin.
Wilder's first book," The Little House in the Big Woods," (1932) was published when she was 65.
archive.ala.org /pio/factsheets/wilder.html   (231 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder is best known for her series of well-loved children's books.
Wilder was born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in Pepin, Wisconsin, in February 1867.
The many moves in her early childhood made Laura come to the conclusion that the only way to know that she was truly home was to have her family around her.
www.edwardsly.com /wilderx.htm   (1262 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This Medal honors an author or illustrator whose books are published in the United States and have made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
It is named after Laura Ingalls Wilder, the first recipient of the Medal.
The number in parentheses after each author is the year in which he or she was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal.
midhudson.org /Awards/lauraingalls.htm   (101 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Laura has been hired as a teacher for the Brewster settlement which is 12 miles south of her home, a long journey.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is a good writer because she is very descriptive and she uses strong words to create images.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was so decriptive about the foods and acitivities of her childhood that it made you hungry for what they were about to eat and you felt a part of what was going on.
www.booksunderreview.com /Arts/Literature/Authors/W/Wilder,_Laura_Ingalls   (5390 words)

  
 St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura and her sisters penned poetry and compositions in the many homes the Ingalls family built in the wilderness.
The fictional Laura was adventurous and inquisitive yet compliant to the culture she lived in, obediently silencing herself and being still to please her Pa. She was predictable, providing steadiness to her readers.
Wilder stressed that she wrote her stories to provide history lessons for new generations of children who no longer could experience the frontier and disappearing prairie that metaphorically offered hope, prosperity, and renewal.
www.findarticles.com /g1epc/bio/2419201304/p1/article.jhtml   (1000 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Links
Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was the second child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867 in the Big Woods of Wisconsin.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867 in Pepin, Wisconsin.
www.vrml.k12.la.us /dozier/EYE/EYE04-05/eyefeb05/tech/4th/toups/NTOUPSINGALLSPAGE.htm   (486 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Bush told her that her favorite childhood books were by Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of "Little House on the Prairie," and Louisa May Alcott s "Little Women.".
Laura Ingalls Wilder may have lived 150 kilometres to the southwest, but Ma and Pa didn't have wall-size colour televisions on two floors, fireplace stone imported from Mission, B.C., and an indoor batting cage in a basement gymnasium.
When Laura Ingalls Wilder began writing her classic frontier series in the 1930s, she wrote to preserve the memory of a way of life for future generations.
authors.surfwax.com /files/Laura_Ingalls_Wilder_Book.html   (3909 words)

  
 ALSC: The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
Administered by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award was first given to its namesake in 1954.
The award, a bronze medal, honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
Winners are announced at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and receive the medal at the Annual Conference in June.
archive.ala.org /alsc/wilder.html   (605 words)

  
 Read Roger: I Love Laura   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ingalls Wilder, and am thrilled to chair the committee that will select the 2007 recipient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children for the American Library Association.
The Wilder Medal "honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children." This biannual award last went to Laurence Yep in 2005; a list of previous winners can be found here.
Rand's joke calls to mind the Wilder scandal of some years ago, when William Holz, in THE GHOST IN THE LITTLE HOUSE, made the charge that Wilder's books were in fact written by her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane.
www.hbook.com /blog/2005/10/i-love-laura.html   (363 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Laura Ingalls grew up in a family that moved frequently from one part of the American frontier to another.
Named for the famous author of Little House on the Prairie fame, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal is awarded to an author or illustrator who has made “a substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature.” Wilder herself was the first recipient of the award in 1954.
When she was in her 60s, Laura Ingalls Wilder took her daughter's advice and began writing about her life as a pioneer child.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9076984   (825 words)

  
 The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal is awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children, part of the American Library Association.
The prize, a bronze medal, honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.The award was given every five years between 1960 and 1980; it is now given every three years.
Recounting her girlhood experiences on the American frontier in her autobiographical novels, Laura Ingalls Wilder became one of the most loved and respected children’s writers of the twentieth century.
thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org /kids/bookplanet/wilder.cfm   (1362 words)

  
 ALA | Wilder Medal
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in Wisconsin.
Wilder's books were not about the country's leaders; they were about the country's people.
Information about the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, which honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
www.ala.org /ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/wildermedal/wildermedal.htm   (281 words)

  
 ALA | Youth Media Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Presented every year since 1938, the medal is named for Randolph Caldecott, a 19th-century English illustrator known for the action, vitality and humor of his picture books.
The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video was awarded for the first time in 1991 to honor an outstanding video production for children released during the previous year.
The award is named in honor of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the popular "Little House" series of books, which later became the basis for a television series.
www.ala.org /ala/pio/factsheets/youthmediaawards.htm   (1319 words)

  
 Wilder--Terms and Criteria
The purpose of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award is to recognize an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have over a period of years made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
The recipient is presented with a medal, designed by Garth Williams.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal shall be awarded every two years to an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have over a period of years made a substantial contribution to literature for children.
archive.ala.org /alsc/wilder_terms.html   (385 words)

  
 Booklists
When the Caldecott Medal was accepted in 1937, the Section for Library Work with Children invited the School Libraries Section to name five of its members to the awards committee each year.
For this reason the Caldecott Medal inscription reads, "Awarded annually by the Children's and School Librarians Sections of the American Library Association." This is a combination and simplification of the actual names of the sections.
This award, established in her honor in 1966, is a citation awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
www.mcsoh.org /heritage/media/booklist.htm   (1352 words)

  
 Educational Paperback Association
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the ALA to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book.
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the ALA to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal is awarded biennially by the ALA to honor an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
www.edupaperback.org /showlinks.cfm?type=107   (2190 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Medal is awarded to an author who has made a lasting and substantial contribution to literature written for children.
1998: Russell Freedman; Newbery Medal 1988 for Lincoln: A Photobiography
Newbery Medal 1959: The Witch of Blackbird Pond
www.literature-awards.com /laura_ingalls_wilder_awards.htm   (449 words)

  
 The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Search Cheap Books, Discount Books, ISBN 0060565039
For endless months, the Ingalls family's only fuel is created by twisting sticks of wild hay, and their only food is made from wheat they tediously grind by hand.
The blizzard made the Ingalls have a hard time because the snow made the train with the supplies to take to their town imppossible to make it there so, they had to use Mary's college money to pay for food and warmth because, in the store they raised the price on everything.
It boggles the mind that people lived there in Laura Ingalls' day, when they had to tie up bundles of straw to put in the stove and generate a paltry amount of heat to keep from freezing to death.
www.comparebookprices.ca /book_detail/0060565039   (1419 words)

  
 WorldBook General Reference Encyclopedia > Humanities > Literature > For Children > Laura Ingalls Wilder Award >   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Speare received other literary honors, culminating in the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award in 1989, for her distinguished and enduring contribution to...
She served seven terms on the Newbery/Caldecott Committees and was one of the three founding members of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award committee.
Sawyer received both the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and the Regina Medal in 1965.
www.surfablebooks.com /worldbookgeneral/Humanities/Literature/For%20Children/Laura%20Ingalls%20Wilder%20Award/2.htm   (304 words)

  
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The author need not be living, but some portion of the work must have occurred in the twenty-five years prior to nomination.
Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote the well known series of Little House books describing her family's life in the Wisconsin woods and Kansas prairie in the late 1800's.
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) wrote her first book, The Little House in the Big Woods in 1932 when she was 65 years old.
www.ccsu.edu /library/nadeau/Award%20Books/Laura%20Ingalls%20Wilder.htm   (298 words)

  
 LAURA INGALLS WILDER AWARDS - BOOK HELP WEB
In 1954, Laura Ingalls Wilder was recognized by the American Library Association with an award that would ever after carry her name.
The award is given to an author or illustrator who has made numerous and lasting contributions to children’s literature.
Award: Bronze medal with a girl’s head on it.
www.bookhelpweb.com /awards/wilder/wilder.htm   (186 words)

  
 University of Oregon News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
UO President Dave Frohnmayer will present Staton with the Presidential Medal, one of the University of Oregon’s highest honors, at a pre-commencement brunch and recognize her during the university’s commencement ceremony at 12:30 p.m.
The Presidential Medal recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to higher education through their long-standing and extraordinary support.
Each medal is hand-forged in solid silver and is a replica of the myrtlewood medallion worn by the university president for ceremonial occasions such as commencement.
comm.uoregon.edu /newsreleases/2002/20020605G.html   (585 words)

  
 Laura Ingalls Wilder Scavenger Hunt
Your main source of information is the Internet.Begin with the sites listed in the "Resources" section and then branch out from there.Conduct your search by using one of the many internet search engines.
There is much to learn about the pioneers and how their determination and experiences helped to shape our country.This lesson was designed to provide you with guided practice in searching the web and to inspire you to further your interest in Pioneers, Westward Movement, and other authors of this genre.
Conduct research on the Homestead Act of 1862 and write a report of how it related to the Wilder family.
www.macomb.k12.mi.us /wq/WebQ97/LAURALES.HTM   (483 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Ruth Sawyer Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Her first published work was The Primrose Ring in 1915, of which a movie was made in 1917 (starring Loretta Young).
Her best-known book is Roller Skates, which won her the Newbery Medal in 1937.
In 1965, she was awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal for her work.
www.ipedia.com /ruth_sawyer.html   (172 words)

  
 About the Author E. B. White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This award is now given every three years "to an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have, over a period of years, make a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children." The year 1970 also marked the publication of Mr.
White was awarded the 1971 National Medal for Literature.
White also received the National Institute of Arts and Letters’ Gold Medal for Essays and Criticism, and in 1973 the members of the Institute elected him to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a society of fifty members.
www.newsletterfactory.com /html/eb_white.html   (329 words)

  
 The Definitive Laura Ingalls Wilder Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is the original home page devoted to Laura Ingalls Wilder and her nine Little House books, and is the most comprehensive.
This includes everything you ever wanted to know about Laura and her family, including birthdays, marriages, deaths, and other important events in all the various Ingalls and Wilder's lives.
Follow all the places Laura and her family travelled, and the dated they stayed in each place.
vvv.com /home/jenslegg/index2.htm   (589 words)

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