Discovering the Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder
LAURA INGALLS WILDER is one of the great American storytellers. Millions of people in the United States and beyond have read her “Little House” books. Beloved by many, her writing has stood the test of time, and she continues to have stories to tell.
Founded in 2010, the Pioneer Girl Project is dedicated to researching and publishing a comprehensive edition of Pioneer Girl, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography, and books dedicated to exploring her life and works. The Little House Heritage Trust, the guardians of Wilder’s writing and legacy granted exclusive rights to publish the Pioneer Girl manuscripts to the South Dakota Historical Society Press.
Pioneer Girl Project
- Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder; Pamela Smith Hill, editor
- Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder by Nancy Tystad Koupal
TWO BOOKS REMAIN TO BE FUNDED
- Pioneer Girl: The Revised Texts by Laura Ingalls Wilder; edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal (Release in Fall 2021)
- The fourth book in the series will be released in 2022, and more information is to come. Keep checking back.
Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life by Pamela Smith Hill (2007), is a pre-Pioneer Girl Project and not a part of the series. It was the first book in the South Dakota Biography Series, which highlights some of the state's most famous residents.