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Bold Riders - The Story of the Pony Express

John Micklos

Though the Pony Express existed for less than two years, its legend lives on today. Its mission was to deliver mail 2,000 miles across the American plains and deserts in half the time it would take by stagecoach. Riders faced many dangers, from hostile American Indians to wicked weather. Lively language and historical illustrations will help readers feel as if they are part of the journey. Meets Common Core criticial thinking standards, and provides strong ties to social studies standards on westward expansion.

Though the Pony Express existed for less than two years, its legend lives on today. Its mission was to deliver mail 2,000 miles across the American plains and deserts in half the time it would take by stagecoach. Riders faced many dangers, from hostile American Indians to wicked weather. Lively language and historical illustrations will help readers feel as if they are part of the journey. Meets Common Core criticial thinking standards, and provides strong ties to social studies standards on westward expansion.
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Description:

Though the Pony Express existed for less than two years, its legend lives on today. Its mission was to deliver mail 2,000 miles across the American plains and deserts in half the time it would take by stagecoach. Riders faced many dangers, from hostile American Indians to wicked weather. Lively language and historical illustrations will help readers feel as if they are part of the journey. Meets Common Core criticial thinking standards, and provides strong ties to social studies standards on westward expansion.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various Narrators

Length:

24m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:57