The Mystery on the Oregon Trail
Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa "Read 'em out!" on a real covered wagon trek across the prairie, encountering adventure much as the pioneers of yore, and a mystery that you could say leaves Grant Niagara Falls, NY • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH • MI
LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Gateway Arch, "America's Gateway to the West" Facts • The Prairie: Geology; Geography • Covered Wagons • Prairie Schooners • Wagon train; Oregon Trail: Clothing worn on the Oregon Trail; Supplies needed on the Trail; Food Served while on the trail; Entertainment on the trail • Chuck Wagon • Wagon Wheels • Dangers travelers faced on the trail • The Pony Express • Buffalo Bill • Cow chips & Buffalo chips; Fuel for fires • Independence Rock history • Chimney Rock history • Scotts Bluff history • Fort Laramie history • Old Susannah • Corral • Hiram Scott • Joel Hembry.
Fort Kearny State Park, MO: Post Office; Blacksmith Shop; Exhibit Hall • Nebraska: Ash Hollow; Courthouse Rock; Jail Rock; Chimney Rock; Scotts Bluff • Wyoming: Army Outpost Museum; Artillery and Wagon Museum, Fort Laramie; Independence Rock • Fort Hall, ID • The Dalles River, OR; End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Oregon City.
Like all of Carole Marsh Mysteries, this mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that will keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club and activities.