Dear Levi

Letters from the Overland Trail: Letters from the Overland Trail

By Elvira Woodruff; Beth Peck (Illustrator)
(Yearling, Paperback, 9780679885580, 128pp.)

Publication Date: February 10, 1998

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In 1851, 12-year-old orphan Austin Ives joins a wagon train headed for California.  As he makes his way across the country, Austin writes home to his brother Levi, describing life on the rugged Overland Trail.  Extensively researched, with episodes based on true incidents, "the epistolary format and character development offer solid reading."--Booklist  

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Praise For Dear Levi

"Woodruff presents a bounty of information in a format that will be especially valued as a classroom readaloud."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.  

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