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The Resource How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852, [text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson]

How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852, [text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson]

Label
How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852
Title
How to get rich on the Oregon Trail
Title remainder
my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852
Statement of responsibility
[text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson]
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This whimsical recounting of one family's journey to their new homestead will give readers an appreciation of the hardships faced by all those who signed up for the great migration. These include hunger, thirst, sickness, hostile American Indians, and even deceit and thievery on the part of fellow travelers. The book also shows the ingenuity, skill, and trickery used to overcome such challenges
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Olson, Tod
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F597
LC item number
.O48 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allred, Scott
  • Proch, Gregory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • Oregon National Historic Trail
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852, [text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson]
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9781426304125
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • ocn302391216
  • (OCoLC)302391216
  • 754043
Label
How to get rich on the Oregon Trail : my adventures among cows, crooks & heroes on the road to fame and fortune : writing journal of--Master William Reed : Portland, Oregon 1852, [text by Tod Olson ; illustrations by Scott Allred & Gregory Proch ; afterword by Marc Aronson]
Publication
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
47 p.
Isbn
9781426304125
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
  • ocn302391216
  • (OCoLC)302391216
  • 754043

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