Dear Levi: Letters from the Overland Trail (Paperback)

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By Elvira Woodruff, Beth Peck (Illustrator)
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In 1851, 12-year-old orphan Austin Ives joins a wagon train headed for California. As he makes his way across the country, Austin writes home to his brother Levi, describing life on the rugged Overland Trail. Extensively researched, with episodes based on true incidents, "the epistolary format and character development offer solid reading."--Booklist

An IRA Teachers' Choice.

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"Woodruff presents a bounty of information in a format that will be especially valued as a classroom readaloud."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.  

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679885580
ISBN-10: 0679885587
Publisher: Yearling Books
Publication Date: February 10th, 1998
Pages: 128
Language: English