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Wilder, Laura Ingalls
AR Quiz No. 67 EN

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s book, “The Long Winter,” follows the Ingalls family as they move to Minnesota and endure a harsh winter with a devastating blizzard and grasshopper plague. It’s important to note that the plot reflects the historical context of racial prejudice during that time.

ATOS Book Level:4.6
Interest Level:Middle Grades (MG 4-8)
AR Points:8.0
Word Count:55214
Topic – Subtopic:Award Winners-Newbery Honor; People-Pioneers/Settlers; U.S. States/Regions-Minnesota;
Series:Little House;

Quiz Answers

What stopped Laura from going to the swimming hole alone?A strange animal scared her.
How did the roof of the dugout get a hole in it?Pete ran across it and his leg went in it.
What did Laura and Mary tell Pa they wanted for Christmas?Horses
How did Pa say they would pay for the lumber for the new house?By selling the wheat crop.
What did Laura and Mary buy with the one Christmas penny?A slate pencil.
Laura got even with Nellie when sheGot her to wade in the creek, and Nellie got leeches on her legs.
Why didn’t Pa have a wheat crop to sell?The grasshoppers ate it.
How did Laura get Charlotte back?Laura found Charlotte in the Nelson’s barnyard.
Where did Laura get her fur cap and muffler?Reverend Alden gave them to her.
Laura and Mary didn’t have any candy for Christmas because PaHad to eat the candy to keep from starving.


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