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The book for January is The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls-Wilder.
“The town of De Smet is hit with terrible, howling blizzards and Laura and her family must ration their food and coal. When the supply train doesn't arrive, Almanzo Wilder and his brother realize something must be done. They begin an impossible journey in search of provisions, before it's too late. “(Source: Goodreads)
This classic pioneer story won a Newberry Honor, 1941. The Little House series has seven books, and this one is considered by many to be the most exciting installment in the series as it relays the harsh winter situation of 1880-1881 experienced by pioneers in the Dakota Territory.
Book Club will meet Monday evening, 6:30-7:30 pm., January 27, 2014 at the Literacy, Outreach and Volunteer Office, 2901 S. Harvard Ave.