Cassie's Journey: Going West in the 1860s

by Brett Harvey and Deborah Kogan Ray

Based on actual accounts from women's diaries, a first-person fictionalized narrative... read more

Based on actual accounts from women's diaries, a first-person fictionalized narrative tells of one family's wagon trip from Independence, Missouri, to Sacramento, California. Black-and-white drawings offer a visual panorama of the arduous events in a journey which can be followed on the map at the book's beginning. (Ages 8-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1988

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