Bound for Oregon Jean Van Leeuwen

Bound for Oregon

Author: Jean Van Leeuwen
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Book Title
Bound for Oregon
Author
Jean Van Leeuwen
ISBN
9780140383195
"Basing her story on the published accounts of her true-life heroine, Mary Ellen Todd, Van Leeuwen describes a family's tumultuous journey along the Oregon Trail in 1852." --Publishers Weekly With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim unchartered Oregon Territory. Crossing rough terrain and encountering hostile people, the Todds show their true pioneering spirit. But as winter draws near, will the Todds have the strength to complete their journey? And if they make it, will Oregon fulfill their dreams? "This is a convincing picture of a pioneer journey that does a good job of showing the tremendous sacrifices people made to follow their dream of a better life." -School Library JournalBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Jean Van LeeuwenPublisher: Phyllis Fogelman BooksPublished: 11/01/1996ISBN: 9780140383195Pages: 164Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.50dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/1996Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 10897 / Bound for OregonReading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6
"Basing her story on the published accounts of her true-life heroine, Mary Ellen Todd, Van Leeuwen describes a family's tumultuous journey along the Oregon Trail in 1852." --Publishers Weekly

With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim unchartered Oregon Territory. Crossing rough terrain and encountering hostile people, the Todds show their true pioneering spirit. But as winter draws near, will the Todds have the strength to complete their journey? And if they make it, will Oregon fulfill their dreams?

"This is a convincing picture of a pioneer journey that does a good job of showing the tremendous sacrifices people made to follow their dream of a better life." -School Library Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jean Van Leeuwen
Publisher: Phyllis Fogelman Books
Published: 11/01/1996
ISBN: 9780140383195
Pages: 164
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/1996

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 10897 / Bound for Oregon
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6
"Basing her story on the published accounts of her true-life heroine, Mary Ellen Todd, Van Leeuwen describes a family's tumultuous journey along the Oregon Trail in 1852." --Publishers Weekly

With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim unchartered Oregon Territory. Crossing rough terrain and encountering hostile people, the Todds show their true pioneering spirit. But as winter draws near, will the Todds have the strength to complete their journey? And if they make it, will Oregon fulfill their dreams?

"This is a convincing picture of a pioneer journey that does a good job of showing the tremendous sacrifices people made to follow their dream of a better life." -School Library Journal

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jean Van Leeuwen
Publisher: Phyllis Fogelman Books
Published: 11/01/1996
ISBN: 9780140383195
Pages: 164
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 11/18/1996

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 10897 / Bound for Oregon
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6