Across the Plains in the Donner Party

Across the Plains in the Donner Party

by Karen Zeinert

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Across the Plains in the Donner Party by Karen Zeinert

This tragic story of Virginia Reed's journey west is told through her memoirs of the twelve years old girl, with supplementary accounts based on her father's letters and the diary of another traveller. Given the sensitive nature of aspects of the journey, young readers will find the background notes and explanatory comments helpful.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780744306927
Publisher: SynergEbooks
Publication date: 05/01/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 974 KB

About the Author

Karen Zeinert taught American history to high school students and language arts and social studies to middle school children. She had been a writer since 1981 and had authored such works as Captured by Indians: The Narrative of Mary Jemison (Linnet, 1995) and The Extraordinary Women of World War I (Millbrook, 2001). Across the Plains in the Donner Party (Linnet, 1996) was selected by VOYA as one of the top 40 nonfiction books for Young Adults published in 1996.

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