Historical Fiction: Westward Movement
Recommended books for children on the westward movement.
Cassie's life seems "as ordinary as dishwater" until her orphaned cousin comes to live on the family's farm.
Four-year-old Laura lives with her pioneer family in a snug log house in the Wisconsin woods.
The adventures of fourteen-year-old Francis Tucket begin when he is captured by Pawnee Indians.
Two children discover their family legacy when they learn of the historical quest for dinosaur bones on their Nebraska farm.
Chronicles the two missing years in the life of the Wilder family from the Little House on the Prairie series.
Rodzina, big for twelve and secretly scared to death, boards an orphan train headed west.
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
Surviving a Sioux Indian raid on the trail to Oregon, two children set out to find their fellow travelers.
A young Navajo girl is kidnapped and enslaved by Spaniards in 1864 and then rescued by her husband-to-be.