They're Off! : The Story of the Pony Express

They're Off! : The Story of the Pony Express

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In 1860, with North and South about to be divided by war, East and West were united through an extraordinary venture -- the Pony Express. Over the course of ten days in April, eighty riders and five hundred horses delivered mail between California and Missouri -- a mission that took three weeks by stagecoach.
Although it existed for only a year and a half, the Pony Express remains a legendary chapter in American history and a symbol of the bold, adventurous character of the Old West. The spirit of the brave riders and their ponies is captured perfectly in Cheryl Harness's lively, brightly illustrated, and information-filled account.

Product Details

  • Author: Cheryl Harness
  • Publication Date: 2002-07-01
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Binding: Paperback, 32 pages
  • Brand: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
  • Features:
    • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 1084L x 848W x 13H
    • Weight: 31
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 1070L x 810W x 10H
    • Weight: 20
  • List Price: $7.99
  • ISBN: 0689851219
  • ASIN: 0689851219

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