Mary and the Trail of Tears Hc

Stone Arch BooksSKU: 9781496587145

Author:
Rogers, Andrea
Grade Levels:
Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven
Nation:
Cherokee
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
112
Publisher:
Stone Arch Books
Copyright Data:
2020

Price:
Sale price$24.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Mary and the Trail of Tears: A Cherokee Removal Survival Story is written by Andrea L. Rogers, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and illustrated by Matt Forsyth. In Mary and the Trail of Tears, 12-year old Mary and her Cherokee family are forced out of their home in Georgia by U.S. soldiers in May 1838. From the beginning of the forced move, Mary and her family are separated from her father. Facing horrors such as internment, violence, disease, and harsh weather, Mary perseveres and helps keep her family and friends together until they can reach the new Cherokee nation in Indian Territory. Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story explores the tragedy of forced removals following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Highly recommended by the AICL.
 

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