Who Were the American Pioneers? And Other Questions About Westward Expansion by Martin W. Sandler
  

Who Were the American Pioneers? And Other Questions About Westward Expansion

Written by Martin W. Sandler
Illustrated by Robert Barrett

Synopsis

Who Were the American Pioneers? And Other Questions About Westward Expansion by Martin W. Sandler

Kids will love learning about this important period in US history. It includes information about the dangerous journey, the Gold Rush, the building of the railroad, cowboys and much more. It is suitable for children aged 7 and over. Westward ho, with the American pioneers! Why did pioneer families risk it all to move west? Who settled the frontier towns of the Wild West? Did pioneer children go to school? Kids will love learning about the dangerous journey, the Gold Rush, the building of the railroad, cowboys and much more about this important period in US history.

About the Author

Martin W. Sandler is the author of more than 50 books, two of which have been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His book, The Story of American Photography / An Illustrated History for Young People (Little Brown) received The Horn Book Award. His Library of Congress American History series (HarperCollins) has been a national bestseller Mr. Sandler has also won seven Emmys for his television work, and has taught American history and American studies at the University of Massachusetts.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Martin W. Sandler
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

7th January 2014

ISBN

9781402790478


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