Going Along the Emigrant Trails

by Barbara Fifer

published by Farcountry Press

  • Children ages 8 to 12 can learn about the journeys of emigrants who traveled 2,000 miles across mountains and prairies to start new lives.

    From 1851 to the mid-1860s, nearly 350,000 Americans traveled west to Oregon Country or California. Going Along the Emigrant Trails details their experiences, ranging from endless meals of bacon and bread to blizzards, and from dangerous river crossings to gathering buffalo poop.

    Author Barbara Fifer details who these travelers were, where they traveled, and what their lives were like along the way, including real-life journal entries from children along the trail. Numerous color illustrations, historical photographs, and maps are included.

    Fully illustrated!



48 pages, 8 1/2'' x 11'', 11 b/w photos, 4 color photos, 73 illustrations, 3 map(s), 68 softcovers per case, Smythe-sewn

softcover
ISBN 10: 1560373547
ISBN 13: 9781560373544
$12.95


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Barbara Fifer align= Barbara Fifer writes and edits from Helena, Montana, and is the author of twelve books of popular history and geography.


Praise for Going Along the Emigrant Trails:


Finalist, Juvenile Nonfiction, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards, 2006


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