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3 edition of Pony Express! found in the catalog.

Pony Express!

by Steven Kroll

  • 186 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Pony express,
  • Postal service,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the eighteen month history, officially beginning April 3, 1860, of the mail delivery between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, known as the Pony Express.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 39) and index.

    Statementby Steven Kroll ; illustrated by Dan Andreasen
    ContributionsAndreasen, Dan, ill
    LC ClassificationsHE6375.P65 K76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24748963M
    ISBN 100590202391
    ISBN 109780590202398

    The Pony Express operated for only a short while in the history of the U.S., yet it is a popular component of American history. Study about the Pony Express’ beginnings, famous people, and why the Pony Express ended in this free Pony Express lapbook.. How to Fold a Lapbook.   The Pony Express combines the legends and lore of this remarkable mail service with contemporary photography and archival images and documents from the past, and celebrates the sesquicentennial of the start—and end—of those daring rides, which ended with the completion of the transcontinental : Carol Guthrie.

      The man was old and cruel so she pretended to be a boy and signed up for the Pony Express. She had accepted a mail order bride ad but when she arrived she found This is the third book in the Saddle and Spurs Series.4/5. Pony Express! Steven Kroll, Author, Dan Andreasen, Author, Dan Andreasen, Illustrator Scholastic $ (40p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

      Junior Ranger Program Become a Junior Ranger for the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Complete the fun activities using the Trail brochure. Email (or send) a picture of your completed booklet to us, and earn your junior ranger badge! Students read a book. In this mail delivery lesson, students complete a KWLH chart on the Pony Express, discuss the role of mail carriers, read a book about the Pony Express and discuss the importance of working together.

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"Pony Express" is about how back in the big gold rush was beginning. The people wanted to get Pony Express! book back and fourth from home quickly. William H. Russell decided to invent the Pony Express.

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Reveals some untold, or at least virtually unheard of stories of the courage and dedication of the riders of the Pony Express. You don't have to love history to enjoy this book. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

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(digital. cph 3b). Their book Saddles and Spurs: Saga of the Pony Express provides a solid overview but does not consider how the story of the Pony Express came to be. They also failed to recognize that Russell, if not the other owners of the firm, was a con man and rascal of the worst sort.

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Collect. The Pony Express (Landmark Books, 7) Hardcover – January 1, by Samuel Hopkins Adams (Author), Lee J. Ames (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 3 ratings See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(3).

The Pony Express book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An account of the short-lived Pony Express that once was a vital li /5. This colorful and accessible picture book recounts the day-to-day adventures of Pony Express riders on the first transcontinental mail delivery system, from St.

Joseph, MO, to Sacramento, CA. The book opens with a map of the overland route, a time line of major events in the Express’s short-lived history (), and a quote from Mark Twain’s Roughing It. Step 1: Review the Pony Express. Step 2: Fold up the Invitations (PDF). Step 3: Use stick horses and have the students take turns "galloping" their Invitations (PDF) to the recipients.

Supporting All Learners. More advanced students may write their own invitations. Special needs students may work in pairs to make the map and decorate the.

Jimmy Spoon and the Pony Express By: Kristiana Gregory Brian Bredemann Reading 8-McG Book Review 5/26/08 Through the rigorous and cliff-hanging adventures and funny and sad emotions that Jimmy Spoon, the main character, came across in this novel, I would recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure and historical fiction/5.

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