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Little house in the big woods

by:Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957

A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.

Editions:286  Date:1932 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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Caddie Woodlawn

by:Brink, Carol Ryrie, 1895-1981

The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

Editions:181  Date:1935 - 2015  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, History, Historical fiction

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The story of Edgar Sawtelle : a novel

by:Wroblewski, David

A tale reminiscent of "Hamlet" that also celebrates the alliance between humans and dogs follows speech-disabled Wisconsin youth Edgar, who bonds with three yearling canines and struggles to prove that his sinister uncle is responsible for his father's death.

Editions:98  Date:2008 - 2014  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Adventure fiction

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Sam's letters to Jennifer : a novel

by:Patterson, James, 1947-

From the author of "Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas." When Jennifer, a grieving widow and columist for the Chicago Tribune, hears that her grandmother Samantha has fallen and is in a coma, she races to Sam's town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Editions:104  Date:1947 - 2014  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction

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Black house : a novel

by:King, Stephen, 1947-

Jack Sawyer, a retired homicide detective living in rural Wisconsin, doesn't remember his boyhood journey into the parallel universe called the Territories. Jack is recruited to help find a brutal serial killer who is stalking the region and whose methods resemble those of Albert Fish who committed murders thirty years earlier, but is there an even more malignant force at work?

Editions:78  Date:2000 - 2012  Genre(s):Fantasy fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction, Fantasy fiction

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Thimble summer

by:Enright, Elizabeth, 1909-1968

Unusual things begin to happen when a young girl finds a silver thimble doing the things called for by the farm, full of the sensory pleasures of summer on a farm in southern Wisconsin.

Editions:99  Date:1938 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Novels

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Drowning Ruth

by:Schwarz, Christina

Worn out from nursing soldiers at a Milwaukee hospital and struggling to recover from a traumatic love affair, Amanda Starkey returns to her family's rural Wisconsin farm to stay with her beloved sister, Mattie, and a young niece, Ruth. An Oprah Book Club selection and bestseller in hardcover, Drowning Ruth, now in paperback, is a stunning portrait of the ties that bind sisters together and the forces that tear them apart. Schwarz's first novel explores themes of family love, sibling rivalry, duty, loyalty, and a possible murder.

Editions:86  Date:2000 - 2008  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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Ida B : --and her plans to maximize fun, avoid disaster, and (possibly) save the world

by:Hannigan, Katherine

In Wisconsin, fourth-grader Ida B spends happy hours being home-schooled and playing in her family's apple orchard, until her mother begins treatment for breast cancer and her parents must sell part of the orchard and send her to public school.

Editions:29  Date:2003 - 2016  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Nature fiction

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Hope was here

by:Bauer, Joan, 1951-

When sixteen-year-old Hope and the aunt who has raised her move from Brooklyn to Mulhoney, Wisconsin, to work as waitress and cook in the Welcome Stairways diner, they become involved with the diner owner's political campaign to oust the town's corrupt mayor.

Editions:51  Date:2000 - 2012  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works

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A reliable wife : a novel

by:Goolrick, Robert

Set in rural Wisconsin in 1909, Ralph Truitt stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for "a reliable wife." But when Catherine Land steps off the train from Chicago, she's not the "simple, honest woman" that Ralph is expecting.

Editions:84  Date:2009 - 2018  Genre(s):History, Historical fiction, Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Historical fiction

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