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Book Review of Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie : The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847 (Dear America)

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Helpful Score: 4

This is the first book in this series that I have read. It is very good, and gives you a good view of what it was like to come across the country in a covered wagon from the view of a young teenager. The way that she saw things was completely different then an adult would have seen things. She tells you about the deaths and the births along the way and the way she describes the scenery is so good that you feel like you are really there. Although this book is written for young adults I enjoyed it very much and would recommend it to anyone who wants to know more about this time in history.