Item description for LA Tarde De Los Elfos (Spanish Edition) by Janet Taylor...
Meet the first feminists of the frontier: the fearless, formidable Petticoat Party wagon train! Spunky twelve-year-old Phoebe, her sister Amelia, the alluring Kennan twins, and the rest of the ladies are ready to hit the trail and take on hardship and hunger---even lovesick Indians---with aplomb. The Wild West---not to mention the course of American history---may never be the same!
Sleeping under a wagon, eating moldy beans, and driving oxen through a dusty desert---nobody ever said the Oregon Trail was going to be like this! But just when Phoebe Brown is sure she can't stand another day of her father and the other bossy male members of the wagon train, tragedy strikes. Suddenly, it is up to the women to decide: should they turn back to the life they left behind or push for Oregon on their own steam? For this spunky group of lady pioneers, the answer is clear. They're going to changeManifest Destiny into Wo-manifest Destiny---no matter what it takes!
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Studio: Grupo Editorial Norma
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.3" Width: 4.34" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.32 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Publisher Grupo Editorial Norma
ISBN 9580423857 ISBN13 9789580423850
Reviews - What do customers think about LA Tarde De Los Elfos (Spanish Edition)?
Go West Young Women Dec 19, 2002
Go West Young Women is about a family that goes on a trip through the West and the have the same thing to eat day after day, and they are sick of it. Phoebe is starting to get sick of her dad and they keep arguing. They have to keep track of the cattle and a stampede begins and they want to keep going but don't know if they should! My opinion on this book was that it was a little boring and the writing was hard to read sometimes. I wouldn't recommend this to an eighth grader because I think it would be more of a fifth grade book. The reader that likes adventure through the country will enjoy this book.
Go West, Young Women Aug 4, 2001
This book is an fascinating and colorful look at crossing the plains from a girl's perspective. It is very entertaining, and Phoebe is an interesting and engaging main character. We really get to know how she feels and thinks. Boys may not find the book quite as enjoyable; there aren't any sympathetic male characters, and most of the women don't seem to fond of men in general. This is a good book to get the favor of the early westward movement.
Cool book! Aug 12, 1999
This book is one of the few available that are adventurous, appeal to girls in a period where self-confidence is constantly threatened, and has a splash of learning tossed in. Not enough to make it boring, of course.
It was a great book. Educational and fun to read. Jul 14, 1999
I loved this book. I love historical fiction and this was very educational. Yet at the same time, this was a very fun to read book. I couldn't put it down!!
Adventure on the Oregon Trail Jun 18, 1999
When the men in the Kennan Party find disaster on a buffalo hunt, the women must take over to survive!! That means that 12 year old Phoebe must take over many "manly" chores and help the others on the rough journey West. Thus the Petticoat Party is born! Phoebe finds inner strength along the way and also becomes a blood-sister to a Sioux chief-to-be in the process! A delightful read that gives enough historical fact and humor to make it worth the time! Good book for 4-6th graders!