Joshua's Westward Journal

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W. Morrow, 1987 - Frontier and pioneer life - 48 pages
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In 1836, Joshua and his family travel as pioneers into Illinois, where they survive disastrous hardships to establish a prosperous farm of their own.

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Contents

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Section 3
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About the author (1987)

Joan Anderson is a journalist and the bestselling author of A Year by the Sea, A Walk on the Beach, The Second Journey, An Unfinished Marriage and A Weekend to Change Your Life. She has also written numerous children's novels, including 1787, The First Thanksgiving Feast, and The American Family Farm, as well as a critically acclaimed adult nonfiction book Breaking the TV Habit. A graduate of Yale University School of Drama, Anderson lives with her husband on Cape Cod and conducts weekend workshops for women around the country.

George Ancona was born December 4, 1929 in Brooklyn , NY. When he finished high school, he went to Mexico for six months to meet his family. He returned to New York and went to work as a graphic designer. Ancona began taking pictures of his children, and decided that photography would be his hobby. After ten years he quit his job and become a professional photographer. From these photos, he began to make children's books using the words of other writers. After several books, his editor asked him to try his own hand at writing Since then, Ancona has produced more than eighty books for children. Ancona's awards include a Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year Citation for Handtalk Birthday, a Parent's Choice Award for The Piņata Maker, and an Outstanding Science Trade Book Citation for The Golden Tamarind Comes Home.

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