Dear America All the Stars in the Sky The Santa Fe Trail Diary of Florrie Mack Ryder 1848

dear america All the Stars in the Sky

Florrie finds the adventure of a lifetime along the Santa Fe Trail, meeting new challenges and dangers, after her mother decides to move her family from Missouri to New Mexico.

Starting their journey from their home in Missouri, Florrie Ryder and her family are headed towards the promise of a new life in Santa Fe. As they cross the Great Plains of the midwestern prairie, fording rivers and climbing mountains, the Ryders encounter endless hardship as they undertake this great adventure.---from the publisher

192 pages                              978-0439169639                         Ages 9-13

Keywords:  diary, historical fiction, 19th century, westward movement, American history, journey, new experiences, overcoming obstacles, grit, courage, adventure, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, part of a series

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