The Tragic Tale of Narcissa Whitman And a Faithful History of the Oregon Trail (Hardcover)
When she was a young girl, Narcissa loved nothing better than to read heroic tales about brave men and women risking their lives to bring Christian ideas to "barbarians" in far-off places. In 1831, her dream of doing the same was about to come true. Th...
Narcissa married Marcus Whitman, another missionary want-to-be, and they headed West. She spent her honeymoon riding side-saddle some 2,000 miles across the vast, often perilous trail to Oregon Country—something no other white woman had ever done. Then she and Marcus lived happily ever after singing hymns and teaching the Indians about the Bible, right? Wrong! Readers will find out what really happened when East met West at the end of the real-life, legendary Oregon Trail.
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|Genre||JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical|
|Genre Detail||Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11|
|Publisher Date||2006-10-10 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books|
|Unit weight||1.05 lb|
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