Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) Across the Plains
By Deborah HopkinsonReading Level: Pre-School, Early Elementary School
Awards: Golden Kite Award
Publisher: Atheneum/Anne Schwartz 2004
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Description of a family's journey from Iowa to Oregon in the 1800s and their transport of plants and seedlings and the requisite hardships they experience on the Oregon Trail.