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Westward Expansion

3.7 of 5 stars 3.70  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  4 reviews
- 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 stu
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Scholastic
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When thinking of children's nonfiction books, this one stands out to be one in which every child should read when wanting to know more about the westward expansion. It starts off explaining the US when we first began, back when we only had thirteen colonies and takes us on an adventure through the Revolutionary War, the expansion beyond the appalachians, the Louisiana Purchase, all the way to the west with Sacagawea and the rest of the Native Americans. The tragic tails of the Trail of Tears and ...more
This book is about the Westward Expansion.

I liked this book because its about people moving west. I learned that $15 million would cost $313 million today. When a territory had 60,000 people it could become a state.

The Westward Expansion was a hard time but in the end it got them more land and more space, but the Trail of Tears makes me sad.
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Teresa Domnauer is a freelance writer. She recently wrote two history titles for 3rd to 5th graders for Scholastic's Children's Press imprint. She also wrote a series of "green" children's activity books entitled "Ready, Set, Go Green!" for School Specialty Publishing. She lives in the greater New York City area.
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