A Frontier Fort on the Oregon Trail

A Frontier Fort on the Oregon Trail

by Scott Steedman, Mark Bergin
     
 

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 4-6-Although about one-third of the volume's 19 double-page chapters are about a frontier fort, there is a lot of additional information to be found here. If students want to know what fort soldiers did besides parade around and chase Indians, how a soddy was built, what a woman's work day consisted of, how the transcontinental railroad was constructed, how a buffalo was butchered-it's all here, and it's all accessible and reinforced with clear, detailed, full-color illustrations. ``Fort Facts'' and ``Famous Frontier Folks'' are appended. A treasure on the topic, and on sometimes unexpected but always related subtopics.-George Gleason, Department of English, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872262645
Publisher:
School Specialty Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Series:
Inside Story Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.13(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
IG880L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 Years

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