The Long Way Westward
Publication Date: January 30, 1992
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This lively sequel to The Long Way to a New Land follows the fortunes of Carl Eriks family from New York City to the farmlands of Minnesota. "Historically accurate; will attract competent primary-grade readers and will be equally suitable for less able readers in intermediate grades." SLJ.
1990 The USA Through Children's Books (ALA)
Children's Books of 1989 (Library of Congress)
1989 Children's Books (NY Public Library)
Joan Sandin is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including the "I Can Read" books Small Wolf, written by Nathaniel Benchley, Snowshoe Thompson, written by Nancy Smiler Levinson, and her own The Long Way Westward and The Long Way to a New Land. Ms. Sandin lives in Tucson, AZ.