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The Pony Express

Author : Tim McNeese
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Describes the formation of the Pony Express, how it changed America, and why it ended after eighteen months.

The Pony Express

Author : Jean Kinney Williams
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Provides background information about the need for mail delivery in the West in the mid-1800s, and discusses how the Pony Express was created to fulfill this need.

The Pony Express

Author : Terri Raymond
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If your child is struggling with social science, then this book is for you; the short book covers the topic and also contains 10 discussion questions, 10 activities, and 20 quiz style questions. This subject comes from the book “Fourth Grade Social Science (For Home School or Extra Practice)”; it more thoroughly covers more fourth grade topics to help your child get a better understanding of fourth grade math. If you purchased that book, or plan to purchase that book, do not purchase this, as the problems are the same.

The Pony Express

Author : KidCaps
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The Pony Express was established as a rapid courier service between the East and the West, from St. Joseph Missouri to Sacramento, California. But you may wonder: why did all those people move so far away from their friends and families back east in the first place? Why were they in California? Let's learn the answers in this exciting book!

The Rough Riding Adventure of Bronco Charlie Pony Express Rider

Author : Marlene Targ Brill
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On a ranch in California . . . a boy dreams of becoming a pony express rider. California, early 1860s. Julius loves horses so much that he leaves his job as a sailor to work on a ranch. He is so good at taming horses that the other men at the ranch call him Bronco Charlie. He wants to become a pony express rider, but everyone tells him he’s too young. When a pony express horse gallops into town without its rider, Charlie volunteers to take his place. Can Charlie deliver the mail and prove his worth as a rider?

The Pony Express

Author : Joanne Mattern
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Imagine waiting months to get your mail or find out the news. That was the reality for thousands of settlers in the western United States in 1860. At that time, the only way to deliver mail was by boat or overland by stagecoach. These journeys covered thousands of miles and took weeks or months to complete. Then, in 1860, the Pony Express burst across the West. Its teams of brave young men riding fast horses delivered the mail in record time and delighted settlers all over the country. Was the Pony Express a success? Did its riders really face death and danger at every turn? Find out the truth in this exciting tale of a treasured part of American life.

The Pony Express Trail

Author : William E. Hill
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press It operated less than two years. It lost an enormous amount of money. But the Pony Express delivered the mail across a continent at a critical time and captured the imagination of people all over the world like few events in the history of the American West.

The Pony Express

Author : Gary Jeffrey
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The famous Pony Express is presented to readers in a new, exciting way. The story of brave riders who often risked their lives to deliver much-needed mail is one that will keep readers entertained as they learn new facts about this period in American history. Readers discover the heroic journey taken in the Old West on the longest Pony Express ride, and they see all of the dangers and triumphs unfold before their eyes in thrilling graphic-novel form. Even reluctant readers will be captivated by this book’s accessible language, vivid drawings, and fast-paced storytelling.

The Pony Express

Author : Simone Payment
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Looks at the history of the Pony express mail delivery system, discussing why it was started, the beginning operations, and its final day of service.

Working on the Pony Express

Author : Jessica Rusick
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By 1860, Americans had settled from coast to coast. How could mail get from east to west? The Pony Express! Brave Pony Express riders did whatever it took to get the mail delivered quickly. They faced many difficult choices along the way. Now the choices are yours. Would you rather encounter a grizzly bear or a mountain lion? Would you rather ride through driving snow or pouring rain? It's your turn to pick this or that!