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Author McNeese, Tim.

Title The Pony Express : bringing mail to the American West / Tim McNeese.

Imprint New York : Chelsea House Publishers, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  HE6375.P65    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  HE6375.P65    Available
Description 138 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Milestones in American history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-127) and index.
Contents Early mail road West -- Founding fathers -- Creating the Pony Express -- A rough western road -- "The lonesomest kind of job" -- Pony riders of endurance -- A pony at trail's end.
Summary Starting in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and traveling to Sacramento, California, the young men of the Pony Express became national heroes as they risked their lives by riding through blizzards, desert heat, and hostile American Indian territory to d
Subject Pony Express -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Postal service -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781604130287 (hbk.)
1604130288 (hbk.)