The Story of a Pioneer Girl
This exciting, lightly fictionalized account begins with the ordinary daily hardships of pioneering, but Sallie’s journey turns into a grim ordeal requiring courage, ingenuity, tough choices, and selfless cooperation. With a map of the route, photographs of Sallie and her fellow pioneers, and other illustrations, this is a well-researched and memorable adventure story.
Reading level: grades 4–5. Interest level: grades 4–8