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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Frontier and pioneer life

Book details:

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Tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west to Oregon in the 1840s.

Edition Notes

Statementby Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Elroy Freem
ContributionsFreem, Elroy, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF593 .L4 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24959436M
ISBN 100590451588
ISBN 109780590451581
OCLC/WorldCa26623059

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Revised and updated, this classic book will make children feel as if they're there alongside the pioneers during the s. 80 pages, indexed, softcover. If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon ()Brand: Scholastic Trade. Ellen Levine is the author of many acclaimed books, both fiction and nonfiction. Among them:If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon, If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island, I Hate English!, If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King, and Secret Missions.4/5(3). Among them: If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon, If Your Name Was Changed at Ellis Island, I Hate English!, If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King, and Secret Missions. Her recent book, Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories, was named one of the Ten Best Children's Books of the Year by The New York Price: $ We have enjoyed the book very much. It has given my grandchildren a new appreciation of how many hardships people faced in a covered wagon. Very educational, well written, and well worth the price. Highly recommend the book for grade school level and the vendor was great. The book arrived packed well and on time. Would buy from this vendor again!!/5.

If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon. Author: Levine, Ellen. Isbn: Read this book to find out many tricks of the trail, including how to make butter while the wagon is moving and how to make fire without wood. There were many hardships that pioneers faced on their journeys. Wild animals, weather, and sickness could even cause death. This book is written in a question and answer format that gives us a multitude of facts about life on the Oregon Trail. If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon gives us insight on the movement westward in the s. Here we learn what types of people traveled west and the reasons that they went this way, instead of staying in east with several. If You Sailed on the Mayflower in , If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon (If You.), and several more. See the complete If You series book list . If you traveled west in a covered wagon --Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip? --How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges? --Without road signs, how would you know where you were? This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west to Oregon in the s.5/5(3).

A wagon train was a group of covered wagons that went together on the long trip West. The wagons would travel in a single line so that from a distance they looked like a slow-moving train. If the trail was wide enough, they would sometimes spread out to get away from each other’s dust.   If you traveled west in a covered wagon --Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip? --How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges? --Without road signs, how would you know where you were? This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west 4/5(4). If You Traveled West in a Covered Wagon Paperback – Illustrated, Aug. 1 by Ellen Levine (Author) out of 5 stars 45 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Library Binding "Please retry" — — /5(45).   If You Traveled West In A Covered Wagon is an excellent book for kids, especially younger children who have not yet heard of the adventures of the American pioneers who braved the frontier of the American West to expand the territory of the United States/5(5).