If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon

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Scholastic, Incorporated, Nov 1, 1986 - 80 pages
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A provocative question-and-answer format and a multitude of facts bring to life the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. New larger format with full-color illustrations.

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Introduction 5 What was the Oregon territory?
Why did some people want to travel all the way to Oregon?
What was a covered wagon?

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About the author (1986)

Ellen Levine was born in New York City on March 9, 1939. She received a master's degree in political science from the University of Chicago and a law degree from New York University School of Law. She was an attorney for a public-interest law group, a documentary filmmaker, and taught courses in writing for children and young adults in Vermont College's MFA program. She wrote numerous books for children and young adults during her lifetime including Darkness Over Denmark, I Hate English, Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Stories, Rachel Carson: A Twentieth-Century Life, and Henry's Freedom Box. She died from lung cancer on May 26, 2012 at the age of 73.

Charles Shaw is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published titles of Charles Shaw include Comanche Captive: You are there, Assault: The Crippled Champion, the King Ranch Racehorse, Horned Toad Canyon, and Picking Peas for a Penny.

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