What is the theme of Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder?

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The themes of Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder are taking risks and perseverance. Pa believes that the Big Woods in Wisconsin are becoming too crowded, so he moves his family west to Indian territory. This is a risk because the Indian territory is not yet open to settlers, but Pa thinks it soon will be. Just getting from Wisconsin to the Indian territory involves risk because the journey is treacherous and involves crossing a big creek.

Another theme is perseverance. Living in Indian territory is not easy, as the Ingalls family discovers. Some Native Americans resent the presence of the family, so they come into the house and demand or steal food and supplies. The family...

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