Minnow and Rose: An Oregon Trail Story
Minnow and Rose: An Oregon Trail Story
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Minnow and Rose: An Oregon Trail Story

Written by Judy Young & illustrated by Bill Farnsworth
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6 - 9
Reading age
38
Page count
44
Words per page
600L
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Jan 30, 2009
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In the mid-1800s thousands of pioneers crossed the western plains of the United States using the 2,000-mile pathway called the Oregon Trail. Minnow and her family live in one of the many native villages scattered across the plains. She has a lively sense of adventure and her favorite pastime is swimming in the nearby river where she rightly earns her nickname. Rose and her family are traveling in one of the many wagon trains making their way west. It’s been a tedious journey with little excitement. Rose can’t wait for something thrilling to happen. And one day it does. On the banks of a rushing river that divides one way of life from another, two very different cultures come face-to-face, with life-changing results.In addition to writing children’s books, Judy Young teaches poetry writing workshops for children and educators across the country. Her other books with Sleeping Bear Press include the popular R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet and The Lucky Star. Judy lives near Springfield, Missouri. A graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design, Bill Farnsworth has created paintings for magazines, advertisements, children’s books, and fine art commissions. He has illustrated more than 50 children’s books and his book awards include a Teachers’ Choice Award, the 2005 Patricia Gallagher Award, and the 2007 Volunteer State Book Award. Bill lives in Venice, Florida.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781585364213
    Publication Date
    January 30, 2009
    Publisher
    Sleeping Bear Press
    Page Count
    38
    Words Per Page
    44
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2008024768
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    236164101
    Lexile® Level
    600L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~O
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.1
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    129325
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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