An account of several families and individuals making the long and often dangerous trek across the United States from Missouri to the West Coast in the 1800s.
Kay Winters was a classroom teacher, reading specialist and college instructor, as well as a language arts consultant for the American International Schools in Egypt, Nepal, India, Jordan, Greece, Israel and Italy before changing jobs to follow her dream and write for children. She specializes in picture books and chapter books, ages 3 to 12. She has appeared on CSpan, Book TV, and PBS. Her twenty-two books have won numerous awards, and she had two books out in 2018.