The Stout-Hearted Seven: Orphaned on the Oregon Trail
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., Jun 28, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 193 pages
Based on a true story originally written by one of the survivors, Neta Lohnes Frazier’s account of seven children traveling westward still has the power to astonish. In the 1840s, the Sager family set off on the Oregon Trail, a dangerous and adventure-filled journey. Tragedy struck when both the mother and father succumbed to fever, orphaning the youngsters—one just a newborn. The entire wagon train adopted them, until they arrived at the Whitman Mission in Oregon. There, the Sagers settled into an ordinary life…until the day of an Indian massacre. The bravery of the Stouthearted Seven will amaze today’s young readers.
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This book describes the tragic and almost unbelievable, but historically accurate saga of the Sager children as they traveled the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon, suffering unimaginable hardships and ... Read full review
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Based on the true story of the Sager children in 1840. The children were traveling on the Oregon Trail when their parents got the fever and died, leaving them as Orphans. The 7 children, one of which ... Read full review