I have them all too. Got them in the 90's and loved them to a point,(enough to buy them all and still have them. ) Although, yes, the fiction part of them is a bit weird when you know all about the real Laura and Almanzo.
Dave, can you find out more about T.L Tedrow?? That is something I would be interested in.
It is the lack of Christianity that has brought us where we are. Not a lack of churches or religious forms but of the real thing in our hearts. LIW.....Words From a Fearless Heart