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The Oregon Trail : the journey across the country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental railroad / Karen Bush Gibson ; illustrated by Tom Casteel.

Gibson, Karen Bush, (author.). Casteel, Tom, (illustrator.).

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  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at Newton County Library System.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781619305724
  • ISBN: 1619305720
  • ISBN: 9781619305762
  • ISBN: 1619305763
  • Physical Description: vii, 120 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: The journey begins -- A land deal -- Exploring the West -- New beginnings -- Life on the trail -- The end of the trails -- The Transcontinental Railroad.
Summary, etc.: "Westward ho! If you travel across certain parts of the United States, you can still see wagon wheel ruts where people crossed the west in search of more opportunity and better lives more than 200 years ago! The Oregon Trail: The Journey Across the Country from Lewis and Clark to the Transcontinental Railroad offers readers ages 9 to 12 a fascinating look at the explorers and settlers who traveled this route during the westward expansion of the United States."--Back cover.
Subject: Oregon National Historic Trail > Juvenile literature.
Pioneers > Oregon National Historic Trail > Social life and customs > Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Overland journeys to the Pacific > Juvenile literature.
Oregon National Historic Trail.
Pioneers > Oregon National Historic Trail.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

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