Get on a covered wagon and explore everything about pioneers with this book. From what they ate, wore, who they encountered and where they traveled. Text boxes filled with pioneer facts add additional information on the pioneers difficult journeys to unknown lands.
Pioneers experienced hardships during their journey through the West, which led them on the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail. The moving and travels of these pioneers affected not only their lives, but also the American Indians, America's animals, and the country.
Long ago, it often took weeks for postal workers to deliver mail to people who lived far away. Today, mail is transported quickly by trucks and airplanes, and it usually reaches its destination in a few days. Postal workers deliver mail directly to homes, businesses, and mailboxes.
From wagons and steamboats to hybrid cars and ferries, all modes of transportation have changed significantly over time. Historical photographs and accessible text combine to help young readers compare and contrast transportation from past to present.
Describes common road signs you might see around town and tells what they mean. Includes visual literacy activity.
Just like you, people long ago used transportation to get around. See how transportation has changed over time.
Explore the building of the Panama Canal and America's involvement through engaging text and detailed illustrations.