Wagons Ho! (Hardcover)

By George Hallowell, Joan Holub, Lynne Avril (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807586129, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2011



Compares the experiences of Jenny Johnson and Katie Miller as their families move from Missouri to Oregon, one in 1846 and one in 2011.

About the Author

George Halloweel is an architect, award-winning photographers, author of numerous articles, and a PhD student who has an interest in buried treasure, old mining towns, and historic villages. He has visited every state in the USA except Alaska, and has hiked on the Oregon Trail. This is his first book. Joan Holub is the author of over 120 books for children including Apple Countdown and Twinkle, Star of the Week. She worked as an art director for a a graphic design firm and dor a children's book publisher before turning to creating children's books full time. She lives in North Carolina. www.joanholub.com After years of freelancing as a graphic artist, Lynne Avril fell into illustrating children's books...and has done over 65, including The No-Good Do-Good Pirates and If I Ran for President. Her books have been selected for awards by the Junior Library Guild, the Society of School Librarians International, the Children's Book Council, and the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio. She lives in Arizona.