For this land
Meg records in her diary the events from July to November of 1856, when her family is reunited and must face challenges from fires to pro-slavery border ruffians who are trying to take over Kansas Territory.
J SERIES MY AMER
Mountain men : true grit and tall tales
Describes the lives of the beaver trappers who were the first explorers of the American West beyond the Rocky Mountains, and some of the tall tales that made them legends.
Glass, Andrew, 1949-
J 978.0209 GLASS
Papa and the pioneer quilt
As her family travels by wagon train to Oregon, a young girl gathers scraps of cloth so that she can make a quilt. Includes historical note.
Projects about westward expansion
The Early Frontier: Berry Basket, Quilting, Johnnycake ; The Oregon Trail: Covered Wagon, Moccasins, Packing the Wagon ; Homesteading on the Prairie: Sod House, In School (Making a Slate), Growing Beans.
J 979.503 BROIDA
Red River girl
In a diary covering the years 1846 to 1848, a young Metis teenager describes her journey from St. Eustace, Québec, to St. Paul, Minnesota, where she settles with her family and decides to become a teacher.