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Wolf, Allan

Summary: "In powerful, vivid verse, the master behind The Watch That Ends the Night recounts one of history's most harrowing--and chilling--tales of survival. In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route or take a shortcut into the wilderness. Eighty-nine of them opt for the untested trail, a decision that plunges them into danger and desperation and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WOL

Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Summary: As her family travels by wagon train to Oregon, a young girl gathers scraps of cloth so that she can make a quilt. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Van

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Van L

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Van Leeuwen 2007

Carson, Rae

Summary: Lee Westfall, a young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold, must flee her home to avoid people who would abuse her powers, so when her best friend Jefferson heads out across Gold Rush-era America to stake his claim, she disguises herself as a boy and sets out on her own dangerous journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CAR

Paulsen, Gary.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In 1848, while on a wagon train headed for Oregon, fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket is kidnapped by Pawnee Indians and then falls in with a one-armed trapper who teaches him how to live in the wild.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Paulsen 1994

Van Leeuwen, Jean.

Summary: As her family travels by wagon train to Oregon, a young girl gathers scraps of cloth so that she can make a quilt. Includes historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE VANL

Hermes, Patricia.

Summary: Traveling with his owners from Missouri to Oregon in 1848, Koda, an energetic two-year-old quarter horse, finds the long journey increasingly tedious and tiring until his young owner goes missing on the trail and he must use all his skills to find her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Hermes 2009

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Summary: A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC HOP

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC HOP

Hooks, William H.

Summary: When a young pioneer girl smuggles a cat aboard the wagon train taking her family from Missouri to Oregon, it turns out to be the best thing she could have done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HOO

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