On the Way Home

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For the Mormon film, see On the Way Home (film).
On the Way Home
On the Way Home cover.jpg
First edition
Author Laura Ingalls Wilder
Country United States
Language English
Series Little House
Genre Family Saga
Publisher Harper & Row
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Preceded by The First Four Years
Followed by West From Home

On the Way Home is an original diary of Laura Ingalls Wilder from a trip that she made in 1894 with her husband Almanzo Wilder and a seven-year-old daughter Rose from their home in De Smet, South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, where they settled for good.

It contains detailed description, day by day, of the trip, with a commentary by her daughter Rose. The book was published for the first time in 1962, after Laura's death.