Monday, May 21, 2012

Pioneers in the Pre-Civil War Era (by the books)

To read a brief overview of my history-teaching method, click here.  And remember: These lists are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They are a jumping off point for your own walk through history. 


The Log Cabin Quilt by Ellen Howard
The Log Cabin Church by Ellen Howard 
The Log Cabin Wedding by Ellen Howard 
A Pioneer Sampler: The Daily Life of a Pioneer Family by Barbara Greenwood

Mountain Men 
Mountain Men: True Grit and Tall Tales by Andrew Glass

Sante Fe Trail (1821)
Tree in the Trail by Holling C. Holling 
The Alamo (1836)
Davy Crockett: Young Riflemanby Aileen Wells Parks
         (Childhood of Famous Americans series)
Susanna of the Alamo by John Jakes

Oregon Trail (1842-1843) 
Minnow and Rose by Judy Young
Facing West by Kathleen Kudlinski
Roughing It on the Oregon Trail by Diane Stanley 

Gold Rush (1849)
Gold Fever by Verla Kay 

Pony Express (1860)
Pony Express! by Steven Kroll


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