The Oregon Trail

by Friedman, Mel, 1946-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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
 
 
Summary
Learn about the events that made America what she is today.

As the excitement of westward expansion swept through the eastern United States in the mid-19th century, thousands of people traveled over 2,000 miles along the Oregon Trail in search of new fortunes. Readers will learn how the trail was blazed, why people wanted to travel westward, and what hardships the travelers faced on their journey.
Contents
Setting the scene : From sea to shining sea
The first journey West
Blazing the trail
Oregon or bust!
The end of the trail.

Additional Information
Series Cornerstones of freedom.
Subjects Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.
Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon Territory -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon National Historic Trail.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Oregon Territory -- History.
Publisher New York :Children's Press,2013
Language English
Description 64 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780531230633 (library binding)
0531230635 (library binding)
9780531281635 (pbk.)
0531281639 (pbk.)
Other Classic View