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Young Riders of the Pony Express

Young Riders of the Pony Express

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Published by Capstone Press in Mankato .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatE-book
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Open LibraryOL24281167M
ISBN 101429609834
OCLC/WorldCa183054796

The show was about the lives and adventures of a group of Pony Express riders. Most of the riders were orphans, but they became like a family to each other during the time they rode for the express. TIME AND PLACE. The Young Riders took place between April and late   ad for "YOUNG RIDERS" TV drama about the PONY EXPRESS this series presented a highly fictionalized account of the heyday of the Pony Express. Its focus was a group of young Express riders.

The idea that Pony Express riders wore buckskins can be traced to the popularity of Frederic Remington’s oil, The Coming and Going of the Pony the . The Young Riders was a Western TV series that ran on ABC It focused on a group of Pony Express Riders under the care of a quirky former Texas Ranger called Teaspoon Hunter. The show played some liberties with history, and the Western legends to-be Wild Bill Hickok (Jimmy), Buffalo Bill (Cody), and Jesse James were all among the main characters.

The Pony Express only lasted 19 months. The telegraph made it out to California. The need for letter delivery was still strong, as the railroad wouldn’t make it for seven more years, but one of the three partners who developed the Pony Express got into some . Pony Express, system of U.S. mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ). Although a financially disastrous brief enterprise, the Pony Express and.


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Among the amazingly many books for young readers about the Pony Express listed on Goodreads, there is one published in that is not yet on the list: The Pony Express by Gaylord DuBois illustrated by Sydney Fletcher.

I'm mentioning the version here because its was so startlingly. A great intro to the story of the Pony Express.4/5(17). Young Riders of the Pony Express (Graphic History) [Gunderson, Jessica, Bascle, Brian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Young Riders of the Pony Express 5/5(1). The Paperback of the Young Riders of the Pony Express by Jessica Gunderson, Brian Bascle | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Capstone Press. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Young Riders of the Pony Express.

By Jessica Gunderson, illustrated by Brian Bascle. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction. Tells the story of the building, running, and closing of the Pony Express mail delivery system.

Title: Young Riders of the Pony Express Format: Paperback Vendor: Capstone Press Weight: 4 ounces: ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWFormat: Paperback. Young Riders of the Pony Express by Jessica Gunderson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16).

I really enjoyed this book. Starts well, but a little slowly, and only gets better. Reveals some untold, or at least virtually unheard of stories of the courage and dedication of the riders of the Pony Express.

You don't have to love Young Riders of the Pony Express book to enjoy this book/5(27). Young riders of the Pony Express. [Jessica Gunderson; Brian Bascle] -- In graphic novel format, tells the story of the building, running, and closing of the Pony Express mail delivery system.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Pony Express riders: Young, fast, fearless Wells Fargo operated the Pony Express for six months, and riders (most of them younger than 25) navigated blizzards, wolves, and hour shifts to.

This book is wonderful. It begins with the conception of the pony express, the staggering expenses, the difficulties in taking it from idea to reality, and most importantly, the reason for its existence.

The book tells the true story of each of the first pony express riders and the harrowing routes they rode between St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA/5. Drama | Western.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 / 10 X. The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove.

Stars: Steve Zahn, Ryan Merriman, Keith Robinson/10(K). Young Riders of the Pony Express In graphic novel format, tells the story of the building, running, and closing of the Pony Express mail delivery system. Young riders of the Pony Express. [Jessica Gunderson; Brian Bascle] -- Tells the story of the building, running, and closing of the Pony Express mail delivery system.

Written in graphic-novel format. Young Riders of the Pony Express. by Jessica Gunderson Illustrated by Brian Bascle. Tells the story of the building, running, and closing of the Pony Express mail delivery system. Written in graphic-novel format. She has written more than fifty books for young readers.

Her book Ropes of Revolution won the Moonbeam Award for best. Johnny Fry was the first rider out of St. Joseph, Missouri and was little more than a boy when he entered the pony service.

He was a native Missourian, weighing less than pounds. Though small in stature, he was every inch a man. Fry’s division ran from St. Joseph to Seneca, Kansas for 80 miles, which he covered at an average of miles an hour, including all stops. (ebook) Young Riders of the Pony Express () from Dymocks online store.

Tells the story of the building, running, and closing of. The Young Riders is an American western television series created by Ed Spielman that presents a fictionalized account of a group of young Pony Express riders (some of whom are young versions of legendary figures in Old West history) based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory during the years leading up to the American Civil of episodes: 68 (list of episodes).

Graphic History: Young Riders of the Pony Express by Jessica Sarah Gunderson and Jessica Gunderson (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. There is allot of pony express books out there and I have to say this one is the most: Accurate(to my knowledge), exiting, well written, Keep you interested all around good book.

This man is a wonder with writing. You never get board. This is written so well, it sounds like being a pony express rider was like today being a NASCAR driver/5(5).

Young Riders of the Pony Express # Our Price: $. The Pony Express () Frontier Pony Express () Pony Express Days (short) () Pony Post () Plainsman and the Lady () Pony Express () Last of the Pony Riders () The Pony Express Rider () Days of the Pony Express () Spirit of the Pony Express ().Each rider had an allotted time to make the ride.

Some riders made it well ahead of their time. Others faced coyotes, snow storms or Native Americans and used up their allotted time plus some. The end of the book highlights a few of the most notable pony express riders and even tells the story of those who gave their life to get the mail through.The riders of the Pony Express made $ a month, which was pretty good money for the time.

They worked hard, riding in bad weather, rough terrain, and in dangerous situations. In order to keep the weight down that the horses had to carry, the riders had to weigh less than pounds.