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by Ms Dorothy Kupcha Leland

Author: Ms Dorothy Kupcha Leland
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: Tomato Enterprises; 1st edition (August 27, 2014)
Pages: 128 pages
Category: For children
Rating: 4.8
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This book is based on the true story of a 12 year old Iowa girl who traveled west by wagon train in 1858.

She provides an interesting perspective in today's politically correct climate, proving again that hindsight is indeed 20/20. The story of 13-year-old Sarah (Sallie) Fox and her large family provides interesting and enjoyable reading in general. This book is based on the true story of a 12 year old Iowa girl who traveled west by wagon train in 1858. After many harrowing experiences, including being shot in the torso by an Indian's arrow, Sallie reached her uncle's ranch in Vacaville, CA.

Dorothy Kupcha Leland. Map of sallies journey. In 1858, twelve-year-old Sallie Fox and her family leave Iowa in a wagon train, dreaming of California. They follow the Santa Fe Trail to New Mexico. Then they strike out due west across the bleak desert. Suddenly, Indians attack the pioneers, driving off their cattle and oxen. It tells the heartwarming story of a plucky pioneer girl who learns that through courage and the love of her family, she can overcome any adversity.

It tells the heartwarming story of a plucky pioneer girl who learns that through courage and the love of her family, she can overcome any adversity.

Sallie Fox: The Story of a Pioneer Girl. by. Dorothy Kupcha Leland.

Based on a true story, the book is drawn from diaries, letters & other historical sources. Mostly, it tells the heartwarming story of a plucky pioneer girl. Its child's eye view of life on a wagon train interweaves information about the Santa Fe Trail & Arizona's Beale Wagon Road. Fifteen line-drawings, map, photos A well written book that both informs & entertains. Black & White Illustrations. Trade Paperback (US),Unsewn, Adhesive Bound. Country of Publication.

This book is based on the true story of a 12 year old Iowa girl who traveled west by wagon train in 1858. This tale of heroism and survival is also filled with the everyday details of life on a wagon train that will make the story come alive for children who read it. Age 10 and up.

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Sallie Fox was the subject of the 1995 children's book Sallie Fox: The Story of a Pioneer Girl by Dorothy Kupcha Leland. When Sallie had first arrived at her aunt and uncle's ranch in Vacaville, she planted four walnuts which she had gathered along the Gila River while traveling with Edward Smith's wagon train. One of them grew into a huge tree in which became a local landmark and gave.

A Pioneer Farm Girl: The Diary of Sarah Gillespie, 1999 picture-book excerpts from the diaries, et. of Sarah Gillespie. Sallie Fox: The Story of a Pioneer Girl, 1995 novel by Dorothy Kupcha Leland. Diary of Sarah Gillespie: A Pioneer Farm Girl, 2014 picture-book excerpts from the diary of Sarah Gillespie. Pioneer Girl: The Early Life of Frances Willard, 1939 biography of Frances Willard (1839–1898) by Clara Ingram Judson. Rachel's Journal: The Story of a Pioneer Girl, 1998? novel by Marissa Moss. Shea O'Shaunessey, Pioneer Girl, 2010 novel by Narcissa Greene. Pioneer Girl, 2014 novel by Bich Minh Nguyen.

In 1858, twelve-year-old Sallie Fox and her family leave Iowa in a wagon train, dreaming of California. They follow the Santa Fe Trail to New Mexico, and then head due west across the bleak desert. Suddenly, Indians attack the pioneers, driving off their cattle and oxen. One hundred people--many sick and injured--are now stranded in the searing summer heat, five hundred miles from anyone who can help them! Yet, through grit, determination and luck, Sallie and the others survive to reach California, though not without paying a heavy price. This lightly fictionalized account of a true story is drawn from diaries, memoirs, letters and many other historical sources. It tells the heartwarming story of a plucky pioneer girl who learns that through courage and the love of her family, she can overcome any adversity.