This is the 2nd book in Mrs. Wilder's Memoir. We see their family picking up and going west. Pa has the wanderlust and is looking for some good land that isn't too crowded. We see how Pa raises his family. There are good times and bad, and fun times. You can find everything in this book: Cowboys and Indians, Wolves, Owls, and even a Panther. You also see sadness and new beginnings.