Words West: Voices of Young Pioneers

Ginger Wadsworth (Author)
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2193
Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
Among the tens of thousands of pioneers who left home in covered wagons in the 1800s, headed for the West in hopes of fertile la... (see details)

Among the tens of thousands of pioneers who left home in covered wagons in the 1800s, headed for the West in hopes of fertile land, gold, or escape from religious or racial persecution, some forty thousand were children. Though the hardships and dangers of the trail were many, these children also witnessed the great and wild beauty of the untouched West and became an integral part of U.S. history. In this unique approach to the history of the wagon trail and western expansion, here are the moving stories of these young pioneers, told in their own words through letters home, diaries, and memoirs.

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SKU 2193
ISBN 9780618234752
Language English
Lexile ® Measure NA
Product Type Hardcover Books
Primary Contributor Ginger Wadsworth
Age Groups Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt