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Author Harness, Cheryl.
Title The tragic tale of Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail / painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2006.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Biography  Juv. 92 WHI    IN LIBRARY
Description 144 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note "The native peoples of the West, tough trappers & their fearless fur quests, mountain man rendezvous, and much, much more"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-141) and index.
Contents Over the river and through the mountains: Westward -- Beaver hats -- Narcissa -- Narcissa, Marcus, and dreams of glory: Medicine quest -- Marcus -- Hello, good-bye -- Spaldings -- Journey: February 19 - May 3 Angelica, New York, to Liberty, Missouri -- May 3 - May 26 -- Liberty, Missouri, to the Catch Up (Nebraska) -- May 26 - June 13 -- Across Nebraska along the Platte River Road, up to Fort Laramie (Wyoming) -- June 21 - July 18 from Laramie to the Green River rendevous -- Rendevous on the green -- July 18 - August 19 rendezvous (Wyoming) to Fort Boise (Idaho) -- August 22 - September 12 Fort Boise (Idaho) to Fort Vancouver (Washington) -- Rest of the way -- Oregon country: Father of Oregon -- Disappointments at Waiilatpu, Where the rye grass grows -- Dr. Whitman's great adventure -- Destiny: Orphans of the trail -- Great experiment -- Measles and blood -- World they left behind: Revenge -- Epilogue -- More information -- Ezra Meeker, Champion of the Oregon Trail -- Oregon Trail map -- Oregon Trail chronology -- Resources -- Index.
Subject Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss, 1808-1847 -- Juvenile literature.
Women pioneers -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women missionaries -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Oregon National Historic Trail -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon National Historic Trail -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon -- History -- To 1859 -- Juvenile literature.
Oregon -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Harness, Cheryl, illustrator.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Added Title Narcissa Whitman and a faithful history of the Oregon Trail
ISBN 0792259203 (hardcover)
9780792259206 (hardcover)
0792259211 (library binding)
9780792259213 (library binding)
0792278909 (library binding)
9780792278900 (library binding)