Life on the Oregon Trail

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Capstone Classroom, Jan 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The Picture the Past series looks at the many kinds of communities in America's past. Each book describes what made each community different and what children and adults did each day. Life on the Oregon Trail In this book, discover what it was like to be a part of a wagon train on the Oregon Trail. Find out how children went to school on the trail. Visit a fort on the trail to learn how travelers traded with Native Americans. Discover how travelers found and prepared food. Then use a recipe to cook an Oregon Trail meal bacon stew!"

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Author Sally Senzell Isaacs was born in 1950 and grew up in Evansville, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University, where she majored in American history and sociology. She has written over 30 children's books dealing with American history. Her book Cattle Trails and Cowboys won the first June Franklin Naylor Award for the Best Book for Children on Texas History.

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