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!Free Pdf ♷ I Walked to Zion: True Stories of Young Pioneers on the Mormon Trail ♱ What did pioneer children do for fun What did they fear as they crossed the plains Susan Arrington Madsen, author of The Lord Needed a Prophet, has collected actual accounts of thirty young people under the age of twenty who were members of Mormon wagon trains and handcart companies BH Roberts describes how he and his sister traveled from England as virtual orphans until they joined their mother in Utah Fanny Fry tells of her fear when she was nearly crushed to death by a heavily loaded handcart One of two books I set to reading on Pioneer Day, July 24 The other book was Pioneer Stories by Preston Nibley I enjoyed this compilation of storiesof the two books The reason being, I Walked to Zion is a collection of stories by children that walked the 1000 mile journey from Iowa some from Illinois to enter the Great Salt Lake Valley of Utah Most of these pioneer children began their trip, prior to their long walk, on trains, and ships some without one or both parents. I chose this book because we were traveling to Iowa City a major starting point for handcart wagon companies on the Mormon Trail The stories are in first person excerpts from journals memories autobiographies and are focused only on children that traveled the Mormon Trail Each story had a picture and biographical information which I liked It s hard to understand what it would have been like to be a little kid walking 3 months with little food and provisions to the Utah valley But this bo I chose this book because we were traveling to Iowa City a major starting point for handcart wagon companies on the Mormon Trail The stories are in first person excerpts from journals memories autobiographies and are focused only on children that traveled the Mormon Trail Each story had a picture and biographical information which I liked It s hard to understand what it would have been like to be a little kid walking 3 months with little food and provisions to the Utah valley But this book helped I so admire these individuals for their perseverence and sacrifice A nice collection of pioneer stories told by people who were children when they crossed the plains Most of these stories were new to me, although some of the names were familiar And you get a totally different perspective on pioneer life, because most of these children considered the trip a marvelous adventure, barely aware of the hardships their parents were facing If you read too many of these stories all at once, however, you get the feeling you re crossing the plains over and over again, A nice collection of pioneer stories told by people who were children when they crossed the plains Most of these stories were new to me, although some of the names were familiar And you get a totally different perspective on pioneer life, because most of these children considered the trip a marvelous adventure, barely aware of the hardships their parents were facing If you read too many of these stories all at once, however, you get the feeling you re crossing the plains over and over again, and it s exhausting It s better if you spread them out Loved this book I loved the short stories Just perfect to read when you have a few minutes Makes you very grateful to live in this time Lots of heart ache and death, but also love and perseverance. I come from LDS Pioneer heritage The stories of my ancestors have always fascinated me, so when I found this book told in the voice of children, I was thrilled They suffered and struggles just like their parents but the innocence and naivete of youth often made their journey an adventure instead of a daily trudge through the grasses LOVED reading this book. Fun stories from the trek west Much sacrifice from the early pioneers. Read this to my 12yo son who enjoyed the sad, adventurous, and humorous stories some of the children experienced during their journey to Utah. This book is a collection of pieces from journals and personal histories, personal stories of kids from very young to adult who emigrated to Zion everything from their experiences aboard the ship to their first experiences in the new settlements It ranges from harrowing accounts of the Willie handcart company experiences to much lighter stories of romances struck up walking alongside oxen drawn covered wagons Each account also briefly tells what happened to the person after reaching Zion T This book is a collection of pieces from journals and personal histories, personal stories of kids from very young to adult who emigrated to Zion everything from their experiences aboard the ship to their first experiences in the new settlements It ranges from harrowing accounts of the Willie handcart company experiences to much lighter stories of romances struck up walking alongside oxen drawn covered wagons Each account also briefly tells what happened to the person after reaching Zion Thoroughly enjoyable and suitable for the pre adolescent reader I am SO glad I have this book It s a jewel.