Reviews for Why Did Cherokees Move West? And Other Questions About the Trail of Tears


School Library Journal Reviews 2010 November

Gr 5-7--The titular six questions in each book are clearly stated and are the guiding questions for its chapters. Authors include sufficient background and enough detail to answer the queries; and sidebars, quotes, primary-source excerpts, and period art and contemporary photos augment the texts. Although these topics have received wide coverage in extant titles, and the books offer little new information, the question-and-answer format will help readers identify and understand each topic's most salient aspects and will sharpen their nonfiction reading skills, making the books attractive options.

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