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Facing West: A Story of the Oregon Trail

by Kathleen V. Kudlinski

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PUBLISHED: 31st August 1996
ISBN: 9780140369144
ANNOTATION:
As his family sets out from Missouri to Oregon, young Ben wonders whether he will have more trouble with the dangers of the journey or his debilitating asthma.
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  • Paperback
    $13.99
PUBLISHED: 31st August 1996
ISBN: 9780140369144
ANNOTATION:
As his family sets out from Missouri to Oregon, young Ben wonders whether he will have more trouble with the dangers of the journey or his debilitating asthma.

Annotation

As his family sets out from Missouri to Oregon, young Ben wonders whether he will have more trouble with the dangers of the journey or his debilitating asthma.

Publisher Description

When his family travels west via wagon train in 1845, Ben faces many adventures and hardships. Along with the dangers of rough weather and wild animals, Ben also fears the possibility that he might have a devastating asthma attack. As his family sets out from Missouri to Oregon, young Ben wonders whether he will have more trouble with the dangers of the journey or his debilitating asthma.

Author Biography

Kathleen Kudlinski is the author of a number of nonfiction books including our COFAs on Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Sojourner Truth, as well as some of the Women of Our Time series (Viking). She lives in Hartford, Connecticut.

Product Details

Author
Kathleen V. Kudlinski
Short Title
FACING WEST
Pages
64
Publisher
Puffin Books
Language
English
Illustrator
James Watling
ISBN-10
0140369147
ISBN-13
9780140369144
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
1996
Publication Date
1996-08-31
Subtitle
A Story of the Oregon Trail
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrations
illustrations, map
Series
Once Upon America (Paperback)
Residence
US
Audience Age
8-12
Audience
Children/Juvenile