The snow fell three graves deep : voices from the Donner party
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Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.
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Book
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First edition.
ISBN
9780763663247, 0763663247
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399 pages : map ; 24 cm
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Teen Fiction
WOLF, A.
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Published
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780763663247, 0763663247
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 4.9, 9 Points

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-398).
Description
This book recounts one of history's most harrowing - and chilling - tales of survival. In 1846, a group of emigrants bound for California face a choice: continue on their planned route or take a shortcut into the wilderness. Eighty-nine of them opt for the untested trail, a decision that plunges them into danger and desperation and, finally, the unthinkable. This is a retelling of the ill-fated journey of the Donner party across the Sierra Nevadas during the winter of 1846-1847. Narrated by multiple voices, including world-weary, taunting, and all-knowing Hunger itself, this novel-in-verse examines a notorious chapter in history from various perspectives, among them caravan leaders George Donner and James Reed, Donner's scholarly wife, two Miwok Indian guides, the Reed children, a sixteen-year-old orphan, and even a pair of oxen. Comprehensive back matter includes an author's note, select character biographies, statistics, a time line of events, and more. This haunting tale raises questions about moral ambiguity, hope and resilience, and hunger of all kinds.--adapted from description on Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wolf, A. (2020). The snow fell three graves deep: voices from the Donner party (First edition.). Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wolf, Allan. 2020. The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep: Voices From the Donner Party. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wolf, Allan. The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep: Voices From the Donner Party Candlewick Press, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wolf, Allan. The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep: Voices From the Donner Party First edition., Candlewick Press, 2020.

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