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Off Like the Wind!: The First Ride of the Pony Express

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Based on 8 Ratings and 4 Reviews

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In 1860, the first Pony Express rider set out on a trail from Missouri to California. With him, he carried a special delivery?the first mail ever carried by hand to the West. Over the next eleven days, he and many other riders would endure harsh weather, dangerous animals, and more, but nothing would diminish their unflagging determination and courage.
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Book Information
PublisherWalker and Company
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100802796524
ISBN-13978-0802796523
Publication Date02/16/2010
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About Michael P. Spradlin (Author) : Hello! My name is Michael P. Spradlin and I'm the author of several books for both middle grade and young adult readers. I live in Lapeer, Michigan and have been writing now for about ten years. In ... more
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About Layne Johnson (Illustrator) : Layne Johnson is a published illustrator of more than a dozen books for children. Some of Layne's published credits include Farmer George Plants a Nation, Remembering Grandpa, A Young Man's Dance, and... more
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