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Dreams on the Oregon Trail

  2009 Winner of the WILLA Literary Award

       in Young Adult Fiction

 

Author Barbara J. Linsley has created a wonderful, exciting and compelling fact-based fiction work which parallels the journeys of two young girls along the Oregon Trail.  Becky, who travels in a wagon train on the Trail in the 1840's and her modern-day counterpart Jenna who travels the Trail in modern times with her mother in their truck and camper.

This story is based on facts taken from actual diaries of travelers on the Oregon Trail and the extensive study of history books.  This makes perfect sense since Barbara J. Linsley is a trained school teacher who has worked in the New York school system for more than 20 years, helping students learn to love the study of history.

 

 

 

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