The Oregon Trail

by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Format: Print Book 2010
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
Available (4)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 978 FR
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 978 FR
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 979.503 Fri
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 979.503 Fri
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 978 F91
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 978 F91
 
 
Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 978 FR
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 978 FR
 
 
Summary
- Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension
- Updated text presented in a lively, continuous narrative
- New center-spread sidebar feature presenting material in a fun, creative way
- Excellent age-appropriate introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects
- Important Words glossary clarifies subject-specific vocabulary
- Resources section encourages independent study
- Index makes navigating subject matter easy
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.

Additional Information
Series True book.
Subjects 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.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :Children's Press,2010
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-45) and index.
ISBN 9780531205846 (lib. bdg.)
0531205843 (lib. bdg.)
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