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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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A lot happened last year because of the big anniversary, but there's still interesting stuff going on this year. Since this is late we'll go through some of the big events this year and what we're still looking forward to. Whether you're... more

Join us as we talk to Nicholas Inman as we talk about Mansfield's Laura Ingalls Wilder museum. As director. Inman has shown himself to be interested in trying new things. Check in and find out changes with the museum in the last year... more

We were supposed to interview Rev. Inman today, but unfortunately we weren't able to talk to him. However, we hope to reschedule soon and in the meantime I talk you through the Mansfield homesite as it was in September 2019. It's... more

Alison Arngrim, who played Nellie Oleson on the NBC Little House on the Prairie TV show, has taken on a project of reading the "Little House" series welcoming everyone into her liiving room via Facebook. Each day she reads two chapters... more

Join us with guest Bob Miller of the United Church of Christ. Laura and Almanzo Wilder were Congregationalists. The Congregational Church is no longer a stand alone organization, but it is one of the denominations that have been combined... more

Laura Giannarelli is an actress who also reads books for the National Library Service. The National Library Service for the Blind Print Disabled is a part of the Library of Congress that provides materials for NLS "for people with temporary... more

"You always get your just desserts when you insist on Jell-O" Lynne Belluscio of the LeRoy (NY) Historical Society tells us about the history of Jell-O. Gelatine desserts were long the province of the wealthy, but American ingenuity lead to... more

Check in about what's going on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom this month. We'll check on what's going on Trundlebed Tales, what's going on in the homesites this month, and some highlights of the coming year.

Drop in tonight, February 7, 2020 and help us celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder's 153rd birthday. Laura fans are invited to call in and share either the story of how they became a Laura Ingalls Wilder fan, their favorite Laura Ingalls... more

Today we're going to celebrate World Read Aloud Day by reading part of Mother West Wind's Children by Thornton W. Burgess. We're picking up from our 10 minute episodes last year where we were testing microphones. This time... more

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