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Journey of a Pioneer
With lively illustrations and an engaging text, this DK Reader follows the adventures of a young girl as her family travels west in covered wagons along the famous Oregon Trail. Full color.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 18th 2008 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
(first published July 1st 2008)
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Apr 15, 2011 Matthew Mealer rated it 4 of 5 stars
Wow... I really felt that I was living this young girls life. She keeps a diary as her family travels West to Oregon Territory. I loved the pictures and how everything seemed to make the story very lifelike and flowing.
What a wonderful book - easy to read and understand, this would be a comfort for a child is who struggling with a move even today. I appreciate the historical call-out boxes off to the sides where it shows factual information about items or events as this family moved from Missouri to Oregon. The pictures are easy to relate to and beautifully drawn. And being of Native American descent myself, I appreciate the author's choice in the little girl saying she met her first Indian and it wasn't a sca ...more