On the Other Side of the Hill (Little House Sequel)

by Roger Lea MacBride

Other authorsDavid Gilleece (Illustrator)
Paperback, 1995


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J Ma


HarperCollins (1995), Edition: Illustrated, 352 pages


In the early 1900s, young Rose Wilder and her parents struggle with a series of natural disasters on their farm in Missouri.

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LibraryThing member t1bclasslibrary
One exciting thing after another happens at Rocky Ridge farm, but not all the excitement is good. A small cyclone does not cause much damage, nor does a fire, but they do cause Mama and Papa to realize that things will be tight if they stay on the farm. The family resolves that they will move to
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town and Papa will get a job while they wait for the apples to ripen.
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LibraryThing member Hamburgerclan
(For some reason the Rainmakers' song "The Other Side of the World" has been running through my head ever since I picked up this book.) This is the fourth book of The Rocky Ridge Years series, chronicling the life of Rose Wilder in the 1890's. It's another book that's enjoyable to read, though not
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compelling. It's good waiting room material. Reading a straightforward biography of Rose Wilder Lane might be quicker than reading through this series, but I think this way is a lot more fun.
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LibraryThing member katieloucks
love this series!!!!!!
LibraryThing member Cheryl_in_CC_NV
This series by MacBride really is better than the pre-Laura series. More intense, more heartfelt, richer. Not quite enough to give it another star, mainly because now that I've read all that I own I don't feel the need to seek out more.

I did put a couple of book darts in bits I wanted to
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[T]hey who forgive most will be most forgiven."
"The test of good manners is being respectful even to those with bad ones.""
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352 p.; 7.62 inches


0064405753 / 9780064405751


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