TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
Teachers play a big role in our lives. They are the ones who help shape and mold us when we are away from home. They encourage us to be more than we believed we could. They open doors in our imagination by simply reading a book to us. The authors listed below are not only writers, but they have also shared their inspiration through teaching. The characters they created have been a part of our families for decades and their words have filled our hearts with a passion for reading. Let's celebrate their works and teaching!
won with $150,000. Today, the series is considered to be
the bestselling series of all time worldwide.
|LAURA INGLES WILDER|
Laura Ingles Wilder was born in Pepin WI with 4 siblings. Most of her childhood was spent in Kansas, which would become the setting for Little House on the Prairie. Due to her family, constantly, being on the move, she and her siblings taught themselves and each other. She decided to become a teacher later on to help with her family's income. She stopped teaching when she was married and began raising a family of her own. In the 1920's, Wilder began writing about her childhood experiences and 1932 marks the publishing date of Little House in the Big Woods, the first of the autobiographical series, Little House. The books would go on to become a TV series viewed in homes across the US and still are today.