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Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains

Author: Deborah Hopkinson; Nancy Carpenter
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopkinson, Deborah.
Apples to Oregon.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004
(OCoLC)658112483
Named Person: Henderson Luelling; Henderson Luelling
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Hopkinson; Nancy Carpenter
ISBN: 0689847696 9780689847691
OCLC Number: 46822293
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 840
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 23 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter.
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A pioneer father transports his beloved fruit trees and his family to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century. Based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.

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This is a charming tall-tale about a father who guides his family and many, many fruit trees on the journey to Oregon. They encountered numerous challenges that threaten the spunky family and their trees. All ends well, with a triumphant orchard planting in the Oregon Territory. Children will love the...
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