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Apples to Oregon : Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains (Anne Schwartz Books)
Apples to Oregon Being the True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples Peaches Pears Plums Grapes and Cherries Across the Plains - Slightly - and Children - Anne Schwartz Books
Author: Deborah Hopkinson
Apples, ho! When Papa decides to pull up roots and move from Iowa to Oregon, he can't bear to leave his precious apple trees behind. Or his peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears. Oh, and he takes his family along too. But the trail is cruel -- first there's a river to cross that's wider than Texas...and then there are hailstones as...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780689847691
ISBN-10: 0689847696
Publication Date: 8/10/2004
Pages: 40
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
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4.2 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 3
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reviewed Apples to Oregon : Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains (Anne Schwartz Books) on + 144 more book reviews
A great children's book! It's so much fun!

A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon by covered wagon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

Homeschooling moms might be interested in the *FREE* literature-based unit study that goes along with this book at:
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reviewed Apples to Oregon : Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains (Anne Schwartz Books) on
This is one of the best children's books I've come across as a teacher. It has humor, brightly colored pages, and interesting facts... as well as some far-fetched elements that children love. My students enjoy this book very much!


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