Westward ho! : an activity guide to the Wild West (Book, 1996) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Westward ho! : an activity guide to the Wild West

Author: Laurie M Carlson
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press : Distributed by Independent Publishers Group, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides historical details of the settlement of the West and descriptions of frontier life with accompanying activities.
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Genre/Form: Local author
Oregon authors
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie M Carlson
ISBN: 1556522711 9781556522710
OCLC Number: 34357494
Description: ix, 149 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: Early history of the West. Here comes the horse! --
How high? --
Horse trading game --
Trail blazers: Lewis and Clark. Portable soup --
Early attempts to go West --
Field book --
Journal --
Moccasins --
Appaloosa printing --
Reaching the Pacific --
Trappin' and tradin': mountain men and fur traders. Mold a shape --
Rendezvous --
Cache --
Possibles bag --
Mountain men --
Trapper's journal --
Indian fry bread --
Where are the mountain men? --
Rush for the gold! Pan for gold --
Stream in a bottle --
Make a balance --
Sourdough starter --
Sourdough flapjacks --
Burros and camels --
Fan tan --
Newspapers --
Hangtown fry --
Gold brick --
Wagons roll! Candles --
Travel diary --
Homemade crackers --
Dried apples --
Sunbonnet --
Hurry up and wait! --
Day by day --
Cross a river- with triangles! --
Eating and drinking --
Johnnycakes --
Bullwhacker --
Stealing sticks game --
Trail hardships --
Settling down. Measuring and marking land --
Home on the Plains --
Oiled paper windows --
Dowse for water --
Windlass --
Windmill --
Set some type --
Print an engraving --
Save a seed --
Mock oysters --
What settlers wore --
Shopping --
Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar --
Impact on animals --
Rag rug --
Good times --
Rag curls --
Square dance --
Root beer for a crowd --
Popcorn balls --
Mock apple pie --
Button, button --
Ridin' the range. Saddle songs --
Cattle drive game --
What's a cowboy? --
Serape --
Cowboy hats --
What about cowgirls? --
Braided leather belt --
Braided hatband or bracelet --
Leather stamped bookmark --
Poke sack --
Knot tying --
Know your cans --
Blind post office --
Tally --
Star search --
Chow time! --
Chili con carne --
Son-of-a-gun stew --
Cowboy talk --
New movement.
Responsibility: Laurie Carlson.

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