Vivid full-color illustrations and a question-and-answer text bring to life traditions, customs, and everyday worlds in this series covering a rich range of historical events, eras, and peoples. Meticulous research, accuracy of detail, and facts told from a child's perspective convey what it was like to travel the Oregon Trail. Basic concepts of history are made meaningful through details of daily life, putting young readers into the middle of the action.
RI.4.1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.