Mary and the Trail of Tears: A Cherokee Removal Survival Story


Twelve-year-old Mary and her Cherokee family are forced out of their home in Georgia by U.S. soldiers in May 1838. From the beginning of the forced move, Mary and her family are separated from her father. Facing horrors such as internment, violence, disease, and harsh weather, Mary perseveres and helps keep her family and friends together until they can reach the new Cherokee nation in Indian Territory. Featuring nonfiction support material, a glossary, and reader response questions, this Girls Survive story explores the tragedy of forced removals following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

ISBN Number
9781496587145
Trim Size
71/2" X 51/4"
Binding Type
Hardcover
Number of Pages
112
Author
Andrea L. Rogers
Publisher
Capstone (Stone Arch Books)
Copyright Date
2020
Reading Level
3-4