Learn about the courageous Americans who journeyed on the Oregon Trail in this picture book perfect for the Common Core It s 1848, and brave families band together in covered wagons to head west. Each spread introduces a different speaker to tell his or her part of the story: there s Carl Hawks, son of the wagon train leader; Louisa Bailey, the newlywed; Chankoowashtay, a Sioux brave; and more. Like its acclaimed predecessor Colonial Voices, this book showcases a thrilling and often dangerous time in our history. Richly detailed illustrations bring the story of the great Westward Expansion to vivid life.
Kay Winters is a former teacher and the author of many children s books. She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Larry Day has been illustrating children s books for the last twelve years. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois.
Penguin Putnam Inc
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Dial Books for Young Readers,US
Picture book,Sewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket