How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852 / [text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson].

By: Olson, Tod
Contributor(s): Allred, Scott [ill.] | Proch, Gregory [ill.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2009Description: 47 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 27 cmISBN: 9781426304125 :; 1426304129 :; 9781426304132 (lib. bdg.); 1426304137 (lib. bdg.)Subject(s): Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Juvenile literature | Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature | Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- Juvenile literature | Oregon National Historic Trail -- History | Overland journeys to the Pacific | Pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century | Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon National Historic Trail | West (U.S.) -- Discovery and explorationDDC classification: 978/.02 LOC classification: F597 | .O48 2009Summary: This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fellow travelers. The book also shows the ingenuity, skill, and trickery used to overcome such challenges.
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This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fellow travelers. The book also shows the ingenuity, skill, and trickery used to overcome such challenges.

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