Children Immigration and Pioneer Stories

 

  • bluestem

    Bluestem

    $5.99

    by Frances Arrington
    Paperback
    Similar to the theme in Dandelions (listed above), this novel strengthens the element of suspense as 11-year-old Polly and her sister, Jessie, are forced to hide in the tall prairie grass so their only neighbors, the mean-spirited Smiths, do not put the girls on an orphan train. For grades 4 -- 7. ... ... more

  • bride_anna's_papa

    A Bride for Anna’s Papa

    $6.95

    by Isabel Marvin
    Paperback
    A story about Finnish Immigrants on Minnesota's Iron Range in 1907. Thirteen-year-old Anna Kallio is forced to leave school to keep house for her father and younger brother after her mother dies. Anna and her brother conspire to find a wife for their father so Anna can return ... ... more