|aIf you traveled West in a covered wagon|cby Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Elroy Freem.
|aNew and updated edition.
|aNew York|bScholastic Inc.|c.
|a80 p.|bcolor ill., map|c19 x 23 cm.
|aReady-to-go classroom library. Grade 3.
|aNew and updated!--Cover.
|aWhat was the Oregon Territory? -- Why did some people want to travel all the way to Oregon? -- What was a covered wagon? -- What was a wagon train? -- Did anybody lead the wagon train? -- What was a trail guide? -- What kinds of people traveled West? -- What would your family bring in their covered wagon? -- What was the best time of year to start the trip? -- How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges? -- How far would you travel in a day? -- Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip? -- What were the dangers and difficulties of the trip? -- Where would you sleep? -- What kinds of clothes did people wear? -- What would you eat? -- How did you make the buffalo meat last a long time? -- How would you build a fire if you didn't have any wood? -- What happened if you met Indians on the trail? -- Would you go to school during the trip? -- What chores would you have to do? -- Could you have fun on the trip? -- Would you see anywild animals? - - Could you send a letter or receive one? -- If you ran out of supplies, could you get more? -- Was it hard driving the wagons over mountains? -- Without road signs, how would you know where you were? -- What is the Continental Divide? -- What special tricks of the trail did the pioneers learn? -- How do we know what it was like to travel west in a covered wagon? -- Is there anything left of the old Oregon Trail?.
|aThis book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west to Oregon in the 1840s.
|aOverland journeys to the Pacific|vJuvenile literature.
|aFrontier and pioneer life|zWest (U.S.)|vJuvenile literature.
If you traveled west in a covered wagon--Would you ride in the wagon for the whole trip?--How would you cross rivers when there were no bridges?--Without road signs, how would you know where you were? This book tells you what it was like to be a pioneer and travel west to Oregon in the 1840s.