The Stout-Hearted Seven: Orphaned on the Oregon Trail

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 193 pages
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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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Section 1
3
Section 2
21
Section 3
30
Section 4
46
Section 5
56
Section 6
73
Section 7
84
Section 8
100
Section 9
119
Section 10
130
Section 11
138
Section 12
153
Section 13
167
Section 14
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