Ordinary People on an Extraordinary Adventure: Reliving the Oregon Trail
Provides an excellent annotated bibliography of children's trade books, fiction, poetry, and miscellaneous works about the Oregon Trail. Includes a concise overview of the hardships faced by settlers as they followed the trail during the westward expansion. A bibliography of reference sources at the end of the article also is very useful.
Steiner, Stan. (1996). "Ordinary People on an Extraordinary Adventure: Reliving the Oregon Trail". Social Studies and the Young Learner, 8(3), 7-17.