The Oregon Trail: Pathway to the West
by Tecla Emerson
Maddie knew the trip wouldn’t be easy. Her mother and older brother were no longer with them and Hannah, her little sister, was hers alone to care for. And Hannah was mute for reasons no one knew.
It would take months to arrive at their destination. Months that would include accidents, floods, Indian attacks and disease. The losses along the trail were both huge and unexpected.