Historical Fiction: Westward Movement
Recommended books for children on the westward movement.
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.
In 1798, Rebecca, a young settler in the Ohio territory, meets the Shawnee called Tecumseh and becomes his friend.
The settlers of Florence, Oklahoma, are determined to make their town a station stop for the railroad.
James is only 14, but when his father dies, he sets out to join the rush for gold.
Alone in the wilderness in 1839, Nathan seeks to avenge the victims of a brutal murder.
While traveling in 1883 with her Italian American family, fourteen-year-old Teresa keeps a diary of her experiences along the way.