|Nomadic SA Chick||
Publisher: Harper Trophy
Page Count: 198
Fiction Genre: Historical, Children's, Classic
Dates Read: June 16-17, 2015
Laura, Mary, Carrie, Ma, Pa, and their dog Jack live in woods in Wisconsin. Laura leads us through the journey of daily life living in the Wisconsin backwoods, where the nearest neighbor is miles away, and her closest friends are her sisters, Jack, and the wildlife that surrounds them.
Reviewing this one is difficult. I loved the Little House series when I was a child; it was one of my favorites. I would have adventures on the farm trying to recreate the adventures of the Ingalls family. It was magical and I was mesmerized by it. However, reading this as an adult, that magic is long gone.
This is a great series for any young child (primary school aged) to read. They will enjoy reading about life in the 1800s and what it was like to be a child back then. If you did not read this as a child, and as an adult you are choosing to take a dive into the books, you might find yourself a bit bored. The writing is pretty basic, because it is geared towards a younger audience. The characters and situations are not deeply developed, but it is a light, quick, and fun read.
Ratings (based on a 10 point scale)
Quality of Writing - 6
Pace - 7
Plot Development - 6
Characters - 6
Enjoyability - 6
Insightfulness - 5
Ease of Reading - 7
Photos/Illustrations - N/A
Overall Rating - 3 out of 5 stars