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Journal of Jedediah Barstow: An Emigrant On The Oregon Trail Ellen Levine

Journal of Jedediah Barstow: An Emigrant On The Oregon Trail

Ellen Levine

Published
ISBN : 9780439063104
Hardcover
176 pages
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Orphaned after losing his parents in a rafting accident, Jedediah Barstow must find the courage to follow his familys dream westward along the Oregon Trail.Having lost his parents and younger sister when they tried to ford a river along the OregonMoreOrphaned after losing his parents in a rafting accident, Jedediah Barstow must find the courage to follow his familys dream westward along the Oregon Trail.Having lost his parents and younger sister when they tried to ford a river along the Oregon Trail, Jedediah Barstow decides to make his way to the Oregon Territory on his own. He is adopted by the Henshaw family, who allow him to travel in their wagon in exchange for his help with the daily maintenance work along the way. Jedediahs adventures, along with the friends he makes and the lessons he learns, make for an unforgettable story of a brave young boy who sets off to discover a wild, new world.