“Laura was proud to be helping Ma with the milking, and she carried the lantern very carefully. Its sides were of tin, with places cut in them for the candle-light to shine through.
When Laura walked behind Ma on the path to the barn, the little bits of candle-light from the lantern leaped all around her on the snow.”
Don’t you just love Laura’s vivid descriptions? See how to make your own, simple DIY version of Laura’s tin lantern.