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Great Pioneer Projects : You Can Build Yourself.

Author/Creator:
Dickinson, Rachel.
Publication:
White River Junction : Nomad Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (130 pages)
Series:
Build It Yourself
Build It Yourself
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Subjects:
West (U.S.) -- In art.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
What was it like to be an American pioneer during the 1800s? Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9 and up to the settling of the great American frontier with over 25 hands-on building projects and activities. Young learners build replica sod houses, log cabins, and covered wagons and create their own printing presses and maps. Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself provides detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project. Historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and fascinating trivia support the fun projects and teach readers about the American pioneers' relentless push westward. Together they give kids a first-hand look at daily life on the trail and on the frontier. Great Pioneer Projects You Can Build Yourself brings the American Pioneer experience to life.
Contents:
Intro
Table of Contents
Introduction
1: How It All Began
2: Mapping the Way
3: The Decision to Go West
4: Wagon Trains
5: Hardships on the Trail
6: Popular Routes
7: The Transcontinental Railroad
8: Building Homes
9: Frontier Farming and Food
10: At Home and at School
11: Fun and Holidays
12: Cowboys and Indians
13: Documenting the West
Glossary
Resources
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Braley, Shawn.
Other format:
Print version: Dickinson, Rachel Great Pioneer Projects
ISBN:
9781936749270
9780978503765
OCLC:
888743612