Children on the American Frontier

Children on the American Frontier

by Rachel Hamby


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Illustrates the experience of children who lived on the American frontier. Captivating text, informative infographics, and historical photos make this title a compelling and thought-provoking read for young history lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635179798
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Westward Expansion 5

Chapter 2 The First Children of the West 9

In Their Own Words Zitkala-Sa 14

Chapter 3 An Overland Journey 17

Chapter 4 Orphans in the West 23

Chapter 5 Settling on a Homestead 29

In Their Own Words Mollie Sheehan 34

Chapter 6 Work and Play 37

Chapter 7 Changes in the West 43

Focus on Children on the American Frontier 46

Glossary 47

To Learn More 48

Index 48

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