Pa heads west to the unsettled wilderness of the Dakota Territory. When Ma, Mary, Laura, Carrie, and Grace join him, they become the first settlers in the town of De Smet. And Pa begins work on the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the shores of Silver Lake.
Original title: By the Shores of Silver Lake
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ United States and Canada→ Pioneers/westward Movement