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Facing West: A Story of the Oregon Trail

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3.2 out of 5
Based on 46 Ratings and 15 Reviews

Book Description
When his family travels west via wagon train in 1845, Ben faces many adventures and hardships. Along with the dangers of rough weather and wild animals, Ben also fears the possibility that he might have a devastating asthma attack. As his family sets out from Missouri to Oregon, young Ben wonders whether he will have more trouble with the dangers of the journey or his debilitating asthma.
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages64
ISBN-100140369147
ISBN-13978-0140369144
Publication Date08/01/1996
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About Kathleen V. Kudlinski (Author) : I'm a children's author full time - except when I'm a newspaper columnist. (go to www.nhregister.com and search for "The Naturalist." That's me!) I write and teach and wander the net, connecting with... more
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About James Watling (Illustrator) : James Watling is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of James Watling include Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West With Lewi... more
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