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How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852

by Olson, Tod.

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This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fellow t... Full description

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Summary: This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fellow travelers. The book also shows the ingenuity, skill, and trickery used to overcome such challenges.
Physical Description: 47 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 27 cm.
ISBN: 9781426304125
1426304129
9781426304132 (lib. bdg.)
1426304137 (lib. bdg.)
Author Notes: Tod Olson is the author of How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush; Andrew Jackson; and In the Line of Fire: A Story about D-Day. He lives in Middlesex, VT.Scott Allred is an acclaimed illustrator and mural painter. Following How to Get Rich in the California Gold Rush, this is his second children's book. He lives in Asheville, NC.
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