This historical fiction reader will give elementary-aged students a first-hand look at westward expansion. Martha and her family are journeying in a wagon train to California, but they have to endure many hardships along the way; will they successfully make the trip across rivers, mountains, and deserts?
This is an Abeka 4th Grade Reader.
144 pages, softcover. Colorized pen-and-ink illustrations. Originally published in 1913 with some adaptations. Appropriate for grades 3-6.