Story of the Oregon Trail

Story of the Oregon Trail

Cornerstones of Freedom series
by R. Conrad Stein
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Trade Paperback, 31 pages
Price: $5.95

Historical Setting: Oregon Trail, 1836-1890s A. D.

This 32 page book is jam-packed with information about the Oregon Trail, from the explorations of Lewis and Clark and the early trail blazers like the Whitmans to the mass settlements of the region from the mid-1840s to the 1890s. It describes the 6 month, 2,000 mile trip using photographs, maps and paintings, in a nicely laid out and interesting fashion. Geared for ages 9-11, grades 4-6,.

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