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Wagon trains and settlers, Ellen H. Todras

Label
Wagon trains and settlers
Title
Wagon trains and settlers
Statement of responsibility
Ellen H. Todras
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In th mid-1800s, the dream of Manifest Destiny and the hope of a better life inspired thousands of Americans to cast their sights westward. 'Wagons Trains and Settlers' travels alongside these pioneers as they cross the vast plains, deserts, and mountains of North America. Explore the routes the settlers took, experience daily life in a wagon train, and discover the dangers that families faced on the trails."--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Summary
Investigates how early settlers traveled west towards the Pacific in wagon trains, and examines the hardships they faced and the towns they founded
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10011086
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Todras, Ellen H.
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F593
LC item number
.T63 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
All about America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wagon trains
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • United States
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Wagon trains and settlers, Ellen H. Todras
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
Beyond the Mississippi -- Westward ho! -- The wagons -- Hitching up -- Rolling the train -- Daily routine -- Forts and supplies -- Mishaps and dangers -- Encounters with Indians -- The major trails -- Over desert and mountain -- The journey's end -- Settling in the West
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780753465110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) , col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)644648574
  • (OCoLC)ocn644648574
Label
Wagon trains and settlers, Ellen H. Todras
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
Beyond the Mississippi -- Westward ho! -- The wagons -- Hitching up -- Rolling the train -- Daily routine -- Forts and supplies -- Mishaps and dangers -- Encounters with Indians -- The major trails -- Over desert and mountain -- The journey's end -- Settling in the West
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780753465110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) , col. map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)644648574
  • (OCoLC)ocn644648574

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