In this original tall tale, Papa decides to move from Iowa to Oregon, and his biggest concern is not his family but his apples, peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears! The trail is cruel and full of challenges, but luckily daughter Delicious is clever enough to help her family (and Papa's precious fruit) arrive safely. Some apple facts and a historical note are appended. "An entertaining choice for storytimes."—Booklist
Common Core Alignment:
RL.2.3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
ALA Notable Book
SLJ Best Book