The life of the mountain man was tough but filled with adventure. Follow the true tales of the men who first explored the American West.
John Colter - The First Mountain Man
Hoping to see the Pacific Ocean, young John Colter joins Lewis and Clark on their risky adventure.
Jedediah Smith - California the Hard Way
Jed and his fellow explorers brave desert storms and burning thirst in hopes of reaching California.
Abe Moss - Winter in the Rockies
Abe Moss gets lost in the Rocky Mountain snow and must fight off hungry wolves to survive.
Jim Bridger -The Last Mountain Man
Beaver trapper Tom Fitzpatrick invites orphaned Jim Bridger on a daring boatride up the Missouri River.
Joe Meek Becomes a Mountain Man
When he finds himself alone in the mountains. Joe must use all of his wits and energy to survive.
Each book is 5 x 7, 44 pp., with 12 pt. type.
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