On the Banks of Plum Creek Characters

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Laura

Laura Ingalls is the main character and principal protagonist of the novel “On the Banks of Plum Creek”. Laura is a sweet, kind, hardworking, and courageous girl of seven who deeply loves and values her family. Laura is the middle child of Ma and Pa, is the younger sister of Mary, and is the older sister of Carrie. Laura is thrilled to be moving with her family closer to the American frontier, and falls in love quickly with Plum Creek. Laura has an eye for beauty and nature, and Plum Creek is idyllic for her. She is able to explore the creek, its plants and wildlife, and the surrounding area with Mary. Indeed, Mary and Laura are best friends in addition to being sisters.

Laura’s attribute of courage is one of her greatest qualities. Sometimes it veers into foolishness, such as when she nearly drowns in the...

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