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A Most Enduring Home: A Review of ‘The Little House’

“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Reading Level:

3.9 [according to Scholastic – reflects the grade level at which a student reading on grade could read the book independently]

Interest Level:

K – 2

Review and Comments:

Little House was lovingly built for family – generations of family. She was very content watching the family grow and the changing seasons from her small hilltop.  As time passed, Little House also saw further transformations of the landscape.  There was an increase in traffic so bigger roads were built through the beautiful countryside, and more and more people followed those roads right up to her little world. After awhile the ever-expanding and consuming city grew. Little House was in the middle of that crowded city with feelings that she was abandoned by the family who loved her. She was alone, boarded up and shabby, yearning for the life she used to have. Continue reading A Most Enduring Home: A Review of ‘The Little House’