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All About America: Wagon Trains and Settlers

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Action-packed and meticulously researched, with specially-commissioned illustration, detailed reconstructions and original artwork from each period, reading lists, and resources for further study, this series is an immersive introduction to the history that shaped America.

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published June 21st 2011 by Kingfisher
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Molly Bullard
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Wagon Trains and Settlers is an engrossing read about the issues and challenges faced by families going west in the 1800s. It is full of colorful illustrations, interesting information, and extra tidbits along the way. It also contains photographs of actual settlers, their journals, and belongings that survived the trip. I found it educational as well as entertaining. I paired this book with On the Banks of Plum Creek, the classic story of Laura Ingalls Wilder: a lit
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Ellen Todras is a freelance writer and editor and has written parts of many social studies textbooks. She is the author of Angelina Grimk: Voice of Abolition, a young-adult biography, and The Gettysburg Battlefield, part of the Symbols of American Freedom series. She loves history and enjoys bringing it to life for young people. She lives with her husband in Eugene, Oregon.
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