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The promise of the West : young pioneers on the Overland Trails / Mary Barmeyer O'Brien.

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Summary:

"Driven by the promise of prosperity and opportunity on the frontier, thousands of men and women traveled west in the mid-1800s to forge a new life. Accompanying them were their children, wide-eyed and excited about the adventures that awaited them as they headed toward the setting sun. Little did they know how treacherous and grueling the trip would be"--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 978.02 O'BRIEN (Text) 37620000943417 New Adult Book None 05/08/2020 Checked out 09/11/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493017263 (paperback : alkaline paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 180 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut ; TwoDot, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-172) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Map of trails -- Snowbound in the Sierras : the story of Virginia Reed -- A raven overhead : the story of Jesse A. Applegate -- To the land of gold and Italian skies : the story of Sallie Hester -- Wintering alone in the mountains : the story of Moses Schallenberger -- Wild roses for Louvina : the story of Mary Ellen Todd -- Woodpecker soup for supper : the story of Henry and John Ferguson -- Heartbreak and hope on the Applegate Trail : the story of Lucy Ann Henderson -- Provisions to the rescue : the story of Octavius M. Pringle -- And in my heart the meadow lark still gaily, sweetly sings : the story of Laura Elizabeth Ingalls -- Above and beyond the call of duty : the story of Welborn Beeson -- A child bride : the story of Mary Perry -- If I should die before I wake : the story of Elisha Brooks -- Orphaned on the Oregon Trail : the story of Catherine Sager -- Barefoot toward Zion : the story of Brigham H. Roberts -- One stew kettle to her name : the story of Martha Ann Morrison -- To the land of golden shores : the story of Charles Frederick True -- Trouble on the Gila Trail : the stories of Susan Thompson and Olive Oatman -- Trouble in Death Valley : the story of John Wells Brier.
Summary, etc.:
"Driven by the promise of prosperity and opportunity on the frontier, thousands of men and women traveled west in the mid-1800s to forge a new life. Accompanying them were their children, wide-eyed and excited about the adventures that awaited them as they headed toward the setting sun. Little did they know how treacherous and grueling the trip would be"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Pioneer children > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Pioneers > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.)
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
West (U.S.) > Biography.
Overland Trails > Description and travel.
West (U.S.) > Description and travel.
Genre: Biographies.
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