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The Pony Express

Author: Alan Pierce
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : Abdo Pub., ©2005.
Series: American moments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the history of the Pony Express, including why it did not last long, was an ambitious idea, and faced many challenges in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Genre/Form: PONY EXPRESS
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Pierce
ISBN: 1591979382 9781591979388
OCLC Number: 57134296
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Unknown rider, famous ride --
Telegraph --
War and gold --
Craving for mail --
Pony express --
Pony Bob's daring ride --
Beginning of a legend --
Timeline --
Fast facts --
Web sites --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: American moments.
Responsibility: by Alan Pierce.

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Describes the history of the Pony Express, including why it did not last long, was an ambitious idea, and faced many challenges in the mid-nineteenth century.

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