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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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As part of my read aloud celebration AND as an experiment with microphones, I'm doing a series of short (around 10 minute) episodes. The story I'm starting today is "Why Reddy Fox Has No Friends."

As part of my read aloud celebration AND as an experiment with microphones, I'm doing a series of short (around 10 minute) episodes. I'm reading Danny Meadow Mouse Learns Why His Tail is Short.

Since I didn't get an episode done for National Read Aloud Day, I decided to do a short series of episodes reading a book instead. I've chosen stories from ?Mother West Wind's Children? by Thornton W. Burgess. I also wanted to do some short... more

Join us as we review what went on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom on the Little House on the Prairie this year. The big mark was the renaming of the ALA's Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, but there was lots going on including return of the china... more

Get a jump on everything going on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom during December 2018. We'll check in on the Laura Ingalls Wilder museums having special events, Laura plays from around the country, shopping for your Laura... more

Join us as we remember the Gettysburg Address on the anniversary of the day it was performed. We reminisce with our host Sarah S. Uthoff about the address and what it's meant to her.

Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she breaks down for you the history and the connections behind Henry Ford's living history masterpiece. Greenfield Village is a living history site that rescued or recreated important buildings all around the... more

Today we've got some breaking news from National Endowment for the Humanities and Twin Cities PBS, the Who Was Series and Netflix, South Dakota State Historical Society Press, and Alison Arngrim. Finally we'll follow up... more

This month we've got some flash news from the American Library Association, southwestern Minnesota and Mansfield, Missouri. We've also got events coming up in DeSmet, SD, Spring Valley, MN, Malone/Burke, NY, and Keystone SD.

Tune in to find out what's going on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom around the country from Laura Ingalls Wilder homesites to Trundlebed Tales programs. Especially listen in for events for Independence, Kansas; Burr Oak, Iowa; Spring... more

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