Who really lived inside The Little House on the Prairie? Find out in this young biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder! Readers will see just how similar Laura's true-life story was to her books. Born in 1867 in the 'Big Woods' in Wisconsin, Laura experienced both the hardship and the adventures of living on the frontier. It wasn't until after she was sixty that Laura Ingalls Wilder started chronicling those times, which resulted in 9 Little House books, a hit TV series that ran for 8 years, and her own permanent place as a heroine of the American West.