In the fall of 1843 the Sager family begin their journey West on the Oregon Trail. However, their familial dreams of a better life would not come true as both parents die while on the trail. The seven Sager children, with the support of the full train, make their way to the Oregon territory where they are adopted by missionaries Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. Three years later, they are orphans once more. This compelling and historically accurate novel tells an inspiring tale of challenge, courage and sacrifice along the Oregon Trail.
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