Apples to Oregon

written by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, . . . (AND CHILDREN) Across the Plains

The challenges facing a pioneer family as they attempt to take hundreds of seedling fruit trees from Iowa to Oregon in the mid-nineteenth century are vividly protrayed in homespun speech and comical illustrations. The story is based loosely on the life of Henderson Luelling.