Gene Stratton-Porter (1863-1924) was an American author. She was also a wildlife photographer and amateur naturalist. Gene was one of the first women to start a movie studio and production company. She set her novels in the central Indiana wetlands and swamps, which is where she would photograph.

Gene Stratton-Porter made her debut as a published author in 1893 with The Strike at Shane’s, which she published anonymously. The first book she published under her own name was The Song of the Cardinal. Below is a list of Gene Stratton-Porter’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Limberlost Books

Freckles (1904)Description / Buy at
A Girl of the Limberlost (1909)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Strike at Shane's (1893)Description / Buy at
The Song of the Cardinal (1906)Description / Buy at
At the Foot of the Rainbow (1907)Description / Buy at
The Harvester (1911)Description / Buy at
Laddie (1913)Description / Buy at
Michael O'Halloran (1915)Description / Buy at
A Daughter of the Land (1918)Description / Buy at
Her Father's Daughter (1921)Description / Buy at
The White Flag (1923)Description / Buy at
The Keeper of the Bees (1925)Description / Buy at
The Magic Garden (1927)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Poetry Collections

The Fire Bird (2010)Description / Buy at
Jesus of the emerald (2020)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

What I have done with birds (1907)Description / Buy at
The Birds of the Bible (1909)Description / Buy at
Music of the Wild (1910)Description / Buy at
Moths of the Limberlost with Original Photographs (1912)Description / Buy at
After the Flood (1912)Description / Buy at
Birds of the Limberlost (1914)Description / Buy at
Friends In Feathers (1917)Description / Buy at
Homing With the Birds (1919)Description / Buy at
Wings (1924)Description / Buy at
Tales You Won't Believe (1925)Description / Buy at
Let Us Highly Resolve (1927)Description / Buy at
Experiences in Observing and Photographing Birds (1990)Description / Buy at
Coming Through the Swamp (1996)Description / Buy at

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Gene Stratton-Porter Synopses: The Harvester is a standalone novel by Gene Stratton-Porter. David Langston lives a simple life harvesting medicinal herbs to sell in the city. He believes that he has all that he needs in life, that is until he meets Ruth and everything changes.

Laddie is based on author Gene Stratton-Porter’s own life. It tells the story of “little sister.” The youngest of eleven, she is unwanted in the beginning. The brother who loved her most, and whom she loved most in the world, is Laddie. She is almost lonely, and it’s hard for her to study, so her comfort is nature. In an unforgettable way, which is funny and sad, little sister tells us her story.

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