Farmer Boy - BookHarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
Second book in the Laura Ingalls Wilder celebrated Little House series, Based on a true story.
ALA Notable Children's Book, Children's Literature Legacy Award Winning author (previously known as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal).
Almanzo Wilder is almost nine years old, and is the youngest of four children. He's a farmer boy, living and working on his family's large farm in northern New York state. He goes to school in a one-room schoolhouse when school is in session, but when there's work to be done - and there almost always work to be done on the Wilder farm - Almanzo does his part to help his family make a living. Almanzo's driving desire is earning a colt of his very own! Experiencing the labor as well as the leisure times will teach Almanzo the lessons and rewards of hard work, patience, honesty, loyalty, and prudence.