Doomed!: The Donner Party, 1st Edition

  • Kristen Rajczak
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482429314
  • ISBN-13: 9781482429312
  • DDC: 978.02
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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In 1846, travelers heading for California became trapped high in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. Snowdrifts surrounded their shelters, and food supplies dwindled. How they stayed alive remains one of the most gruesome stories in US history. This gripping book, including maps and images of the era, tells the true account of the doomed Donner party.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Misfortune in the Mountains.
2: A Decade of Expansion.
3: Starting Out.
4: Hastings Cutoff.
5: Challenges Continue.
6: Winter Hits.
7: Life in the Mountains.
8: Rescue.
9: Cannibals?.
10: Beginning Life in California.
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