Books by Roger Lea MacBride

LITTLE FARM IN THE OZARKS by Roger Lea MacBride
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1994

"Peaceful, wholesome fare. (Fiction. 9-12)"
With a pleasing simplicity of description, MacBride portrays life in the Ozarks 100 years ago during the Wilder family's first growing season. Read full book review >
LITTLE HOUSE ON ROCKY RIDGE by Roger Lea MacBride
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 30, 1993

"First printing of 100,000. (Fiction. 7-12)"
Rose Wilder Lane's sole heir draws on family papers, Lane's published works, stories she told, and historical research to extend her mother's fictionalized family history into the next generation. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY
Released: March 1, 1974

"That we find these letters only intermittently interesting can hardly be blamed on Mrs. Wilder who intended them for her husband and friends, but at best they serve as an object lesson proving the English composition cliche 'write about what you know."
In 1915 Laura Ingalls Wilder was 48 and the publication of the first Little House book was seventeen years in the future; in a sense the well loved chronicler of pioneer childhood had not yet been born. Read full book review >