The Ingalls can't make ends meet so they move to the city to find work. The Carters buy the little house and Mr. Carter runs the blacksmith shop and Mrs. Carter starts a newspaper. (John and Sarah Carter - they have two sons, Jeb and Jason.) Laura has decided she wants to spend more time with Rose so the town has hired a new teacher, Etta Plum. Almanzo's brother, Royal has come to visit and brings with him, his daughter, Jenny. Written by
Did You Know?
On the poster given to Laura signed by all the students, Jonathan Gilbert
(Willie) signed his real name at the top. See more
Almanzo says to Laura, "My brother Royal is coming for a visit, I haven't seen him in 10 years!"
Less than 10 years ago, Royal came to visit with his wife and 2 sons, and Laura had met him. See more
Laura Ingalls Wilder
That's Mrs. Oleson. She knows everything that goes on in Walnut Grove. And what she doesn't know, she makes up.