Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote the Little House books, but she was also a prolific writer of magazine and newspaper articles. If you haven't read the Little House books, there's just something BADLY WRONG with you.
Ed Sandford. Mary Powers, one of Laura's friends and classmates, married a banker, Ed Sandford. They lived across the street from Ma and Pa's Third street home until the early when Mary and her husband moved to Bellingham, Washington.