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Going West

Going West
 

One day in early spring we packed everything we had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home . Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists . ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780140560961
Published 1 August 1997 by Puffin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Author(s) By Van Leeuwen, Jean
Illustrated by Allen, Thomas B.
Series Picture Puffin books

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ISBN-13 9780140560961
ISBN-10 0140560963
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Puffin
Imprint Puffin Books
Publication Date 1 August 1997
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Van Leeuwen, Jean
Illustrated by Allen, Thomas B.
Series Picture Puffin books
Category Historical Fiction
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Frontier and pioneer life, Family life
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Number of Pages 48 pp
Dimensions Width: 265mm
Height: 213mm
Spine: 6mm
Weight 191g
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

One day in early spring we packed everything we had into our wagon, and set out to find a new home . Sleeping under the stars, weathering terrible storms, and fording swollen rivers, Hannah and her family made the journey of a lifetime. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists . Full-color illustrations.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Like pages torn from a frontier journal, stirring sketches and lyrical text form a moving tribute to the brave families to whom the book is dedicated. <i>Publishers Weekly</i> The simple vocabulary and evocative pictures provide a quiet beginning for general discussions about the past. <i>School Library Journal</i>

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Author's Bio

Jean Van Leeuwen(jeanvanleeuwen.com)is the author of more than fifty children's books, including picture books, Easy-to-Read books, and middle-grade fiction. Ms. Van Leeuwen now lives in another small town north of New York City with her husband, Bruce Gavril. She has two grown children, David and Elizabeth, and a young grandchild, who will surely inspire more stories.

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