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I Grew Up With Laura Ingalls Wilder. Here’s Why I Won’t Be Reading Her Books to My Son.

So many American children grew up with Laura Ingalls Wilder. Including me. But her books are racist, so should we really be reading them to our kids?

The Weird Libertarian Trojan Horse That is the Little House Books

It all makes sense when you learn a bit about Rose Wilder Lane, who edited her mother's books and was also one of the founders of the American Libertarian Movement.

What the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award Name Change Means—And What It Doesn’t

The name of an award that you didn’t even care about two weeks ago was changed. That’s it.

10 Middle Grade Books About The Pioneer Era (That Aren’t LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE)

Middle grade books about the pioneer era for young readers who want to skip Little House on the Prairie.

Children’s Classics We’ve Never Read

Rioters reveal the children's classics they've never read.

Reading “Little House on the Prairie” As An Adult

One Rioter reflects upon reading the "Little House on the Prairie" series as an adult and offers up a series featuring a Native family for those looking for even more of the story.

Little Reboot in the Big Woods

A call for a new, grittier and more realistic, TV adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's books.

5 Books That Got Me Reading

I’ve read a lot of books. Thousands of books. I have loved a lot of them, hated some of them, ...

What to Read if You Want More LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

I don’t always know what to make of spinoffs; sometimes I think I’d rather just stick to the classics. But ...

Food To Make and Places To Visit if You Love the Little House Books

I have read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s wonderful Little House book series innumerable times. I love these books, and my two ...

15 Sweet Kid Lit-Inspired Cakes

What happens when you cross your favorite kid lit title with a little food creativity? You get some really rocking ...

50 Books to Read Before You’re 11 3/4: Readers’ Picks

A little while ago, I posted my selections for half of the 50 Books to Read Before You’re 11 3/4, ...