Bound for Oregon
Jean Van Leeuwen
Traveling from Arkansas to Oregon Territory in 1852, the Todd family faces hardship and danger. Journey with them on the Oregon Trail as they cover two thousand miles to their new home. Based on a true story.
Will the Todd family ever see the green grass of Oregon? With only a guide book to show them the way, the Todd family sets out from their Arkansas home on a two thousand mile trek to claim uncharted Oregon Territory. Crossing rough terrain and encountering hostile Indians, the Todds show their true pioneering spirit. But as winter draws near, will the Todds have the strength to complete their journey? And if they make it, will Oregon fulfill their dreams?
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