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Author Friedman, Mel, 1946-
Title The Oregon Trail / Mel Friedman.
Pub Info New York : Children's Press, ©2010.
Rating
book jacket
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 Nantucket-Childrens  J 978 FRI     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A true book
True book.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.6 0.5 0.5 135171
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45) and index.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Summary How long was the Oregon Trail? What was the "Brown Gold Rush"? Learn surprising true facts about the Oregon Trail that will shock and amaze you! Features maps, a timeline, photos.
Ages 8-12.
Contents A great adventure : why did people travel the Oregon Trail? -- Claiming the West : who was the first European to set foot in Oregon? -- Trail opens : what was known as the "brown gold" rush? -- Hopes and dreams : who got to ride in a covered wagon? -- The big truth! : the man who saved the trail : who traveled east on the Oregon Trail in both a wagon and an airplane? -- Challenges along the way : what did pioneers worry about most? -- End of the trail : how did the first coast-to-coast railroad affect the trail? -- True statistics.
Subject Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Juvenile literature.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century.
Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon National Historic Trail.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History.
Genre Literature.
ISBN 9780531205846 (lib. bdg.)
0531205843 (lib. bdg.)
9780531212479 (pbk.)
0531212475 (pbk.)
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