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A fictionalized account of the journey made by nine-year-old Mary Ellen Todd and her family from their home in Arkansas westward over the Oregon Trail in 1852.
After clearing enough forest to build a log cabin for their new home, Pa returns east to fetch the rest of the family, while young brothers Daniel and Will stay behind to watch the land. Pa had planned to return within six weeks ... but something must have gone wrong. Now the boys must survive the winter with only a few supplies and their ability to invent and improvise. But are they alone in the woods? Jean Van Leeuwen''s engrossing novel of pioneer survival is based on a true incident.
Samantha Slayton's eleventh year includes losing her last baby teeth, towering over every boy in dance school, and being mortified by everything her mother does.
Follows a family's emigration by prairie schooner from the East, across the plains to the West.
Tired of gangster movies and a steady diet of candy wrappers, three theater mice decide to rob a cheese shop.
The Pioneer Daughters series is "a heartwarming portrait of a colonial girl and her family struggling to meet the challenges of pioneer life during the Revolutionary War. " --Kirkus Reviews In Hannah of Fairfield, Hannah would rather be nursing a fragile spring lamb back to health than counting stitches. How can she concentrate when the war is so close? Everyone in Fairfield is doing all they can to help the colonial army. What can Hannah do to help? .
Beginning readers will welcome back the whole Pig clan in their most captivating Easy-to-Read appearance yet.
Amanda Pig, her brother Oliver, and their parents share a busy day, working and playing together from breakfast to bedtime.
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