Twelve year old Sarah Gillespie and her family struggled to make a life for themselves on the Great Plains. Crops and animals needed constant care. Neighbors depended on one another for survival. Through it all, Sarah wrote down her experiences in a diary. Read her story, and learn about the American frontier from someone who lived on it.
Table of Contents
A Difficult Life on the Farm 4
The Diary of Sarah Gillespie 1877-1878 6
Preserving Pieces of History 28
Read More 31
Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 31
Internet Sites 32