Vintage Juvenile: Singing Paddles 1952 by Julia Butler - Oregon Washington Pacific Northwest Historical Fiction


Title: Singing Paddles

Author: Julia Butler
Illustrator: Dorothea Cooke

Description: Green cloth boards stamped in black. Map endpapers. Light wear at head and foot of spine. Just a tad spine cocked. Interior is generally clean and is free of marking. Dust jacket is chipped all along the top edge; some tape repair. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Jacket design by James McKeown. 274 pp. 8.75 x 6 inches.

Story of the a family's cross-country covered wagon trip from Kentucky to Oregon in 1843. In this, the daily life, the hardships, and the exciting adventures of the children are described with historical accuracy. Traveling with Dr. Marcus Whitman they make their way west, finally arriving at Fort Walla Walla and then down the Columbia River to Fort Vancouver where they stay under the protection of John McLoughlin and spend a Christmas.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Fair

Publisher: Binfords & Mort
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1952

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: fiction, novel, ya, young adult, juvenile, Western, wagon trains, Fort Vancouver, Oregon, Washington, Fort Walla Walla, covered wagons, pioneers, Marcus Whitman, John McLoughlin, Columbia River, overland,

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