Pioneers and the Old West

Pioneers and the Old West
There’s more to settling a country than pan fried cornbread and Little House on the Prairie.

By Jamie McElroy
The United States has always been a country for explorers since the day it was founded. Take a journey back to the 19th century when the west was young and the Oregon Trail was the path to the American dream. Learn about the lifestyle of the settlers, the hardships of the journey, and lot of American history with these imagination capturing books.

Bound for Oregon Bound for Oregon, Jean Van Leeuwen, $39.99

Pioneer Cat (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Pioneer Cat (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)), William H. Hooks, $3.68

Roughing It on the Oregon Trail (The Time-Traveling Twins) Roughing It on the Oregon Trail (The Time-Traveling Twins), Diane Stanley, $6.44

Daily Life in a Covered Wagon Daily Life in a Covered Wagon, Paul Erickson, $6.69

You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!: A Wilderness You'd Rather Not Tame You Wouldn't Want to Be an American Pioneer!: A Wilderness You'd Rather Not Tame, Jacqueline Morley, $38.01

How Would You Survive in the American West? How Would You Survive in the American West?, Jacqueline Morley, $29.10

Ten Mile Day: And the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad Ten Mile Day: And the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, Mary Ann Fraser, $9.99

Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains, Deborah Hopkinson, $7.99

Dandelions Dandelions, Eve Bunting, $6.34

Cheyenne Again Cheyenne Again, Eve Bunting, $6.99

Facing West: A Story of the Oregon Trail (Once Upon America) Facing West: A Story of the Oregon Trail (Once Upon America), Kathleen V. Kudlinski, $5.34

My America: Westward to Home: Joshua's Oregon Trail Diary, Book One My America: Westward to Home: Joshua's Oregon Trail Diary, Book One, Patricia Hermes, $20.00

Little House on the Prairie (Little House, No 3) Little House on the Prairie (Little House, No 3), Laura Ingalls Wilder, $6.98