Against All Odds: Amazing Pioneer Stories of Courage and Survival

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Facing death was a common element of pioneer life. Each of these true action-packed stories draws you into that world of danger, where you can share in the triumphs of courage that helped the early settlers survive. This book is an unusual find and a fascinating read for people of all ages.

How would you respond to these challenges?

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Overview

Facing death was a common element of pioneer life. Each of these true action-packed stories draws you into that world of danger, where you can share in the triumphs of courage that helped the early settlers survive. This book is an unusual find and a fascinating read for people of all ages.

How would you respond to these challenges?

  • Poisonous snakes in your bed
  • Watching an Indian chief take your two-year-old cousin hostage
  • Facing a cornered, enraged bobcat without a weapon
  • Indian warriors galloping toward you while your wagon is helplessly stuck in the snow

These are only a few of the life-threatening situations that confronted courageous pioneers. In these remarkable true stories of survival, you can experience these and other exciting adventures. Think about what you would do, then open the book and discover how these pioneers and Indians survived the challenges that were a daily part of the settling the American West.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555175900
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Series: LDS
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 1,215,070
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Strange Bedfellows 1
Buffalo Tag 9
Bloody Finger 15
Savage Samaritan 29
Iron Lady 41
Horse Raid 47
The Broken Man 55
Hostage Baby 65
Killer in the Henhouse 79
Don't Judge a Horse By Its Hide 89
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not 97
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