Children of the Covered Wagon
This historical fiction story captures a true and accurate picture of what pioneers heading west in a wagon train would have experienced. What would it have been like to leave all the comforts of home for the Oregon Territory in the middle of the 19th Century? Told from a child's perspective, you‚Äôll experience treacherous river crossings, scorching heat, snow-capped mountains, dangerous wildnerness trails, encounters with Native Americans, and marvel at the daring exploits of the pioneers of bygone days who ventured into the vast western wilderness territory. Written on a 5th grade reading level. An excellent read-aloud story! 265 pages, paperback, 5¬Ω"x8¬Ω".