by G. Clifton Wisler | Grades: 5-8 | Lexile 810 | Reading Level 4.9
Moving to Texas offers the promise of big adventure . . . but the journey there is tougher than Jericho ever imagined!
Leaving Tennessee for Texas in 1852 to make a fresh start seems like pure adventure to Jericho Wetherby. But as he and his family travel across the country with a few animals and a covered wagon loaded with possessions, they endure rain, muddy roads, bitter cold, and illness . . . and the fast approach of winter's blinding snowstorms. Can they make it to their new home before winter strikes? And is Jericho brave enough to survive the trip?
"[A] fast-paced, action-packed pioneer story."-- Kirkus Reviews "The book's great local color and folksy, personable narrator . . . will carry readers along for the trip."-- Booklist
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