Kids Book Series
  
  List of Series   List of Authors   Help
  Log In
 Find book series for age  at reading level    Advanced Search
[Advertisement]



The Journal of Douglas Allen Deeds: The Donner Party Expedition, 1846
My Name is America Series Book #12 of 19 in publication order (switch to alphabetical order)
Author: Rodman Philbrick

Book Info

Published on November 1, 2001
Age Group: 9 - 14 years
Reading Level: AR: 5.7 (4.0 Points, Quiz #55208)
GLE: 5.7
F&P/GRL: S
DRA: 40
Lexile® measure: 920L

Summary:
Douglas Deeds, a fifteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his travels by wagon train as a member of the ill-fated Donner Party, which became stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the winter of 1846-47.

Excerpt/First Sentence(s):
"Today I embark on a great journey."

Back Cover:
November 6 - The Breens and I were lucky. We found refuge in a deserted cabin that may have been built some years ago by a fur trapper. The cabin is very crude…. There are holes in the roof. The stove is broke, but it is a great improvement on being outside. Outside where the storm rages, and the wind screams through the moutaintops and over the lake. Outside where the last few cattle are dying almost without complaint, as if grateful the end is near. Soon we will eat the frozen cattle....And then, when that is gone, what shall we eat? Shall we eat the snow? Shall we eat the ice? Shall we eat the bark on the frozen trees? What shall we eat?




Hardcover
155 pages. List price $10.95
ISBN-10: 0439216001
ISBN-13: 9780439216005
$29.77 new from Amazon.com (free shipping available for book orders > $25)


... more editions & prices


*Book prices and availability listed here are updated at least hourly and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of the book.

Book #:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19 
Complete or Partial Sets of Up to 19 Books



[Advertisement]


Mobile Version
Tablet Version
Recently Published
To Be Published Soon
Why Book Series
Buying Used Books
Site News
Volunteer
About Us
Support Us


Page Last Updated: September 29, 2019

Copyright © 2008-2020 WebData Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. Lexile® and the Lexile® logo are are trademarks of MetaMetrics, Inc., and are registered in the United States and abroad. The trademarks and names of other companies and products mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of the KidsBookSeries User Agreement and Privacy Policy.