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Planting Dreams: A Swedish Immigrant's Journey to America (Planting Dreams)

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Drought has scorched the farmland of Sweden and there is no harvest to feed families or livestock. Taxes are due and there is little money to pay them.

But there is a ship sailing for America, where the government is giving land to anyone who wants to claim a homestead.

So begins a migration out of Sweden to a new life on the Great Plains of America.

Can you imagine starting a journey to an unknown country, not knowing what the country would be like, where you would live, or how you would survive? Did you make the fight decision to leave in the first place?

This first book in the Planting Dreams series portrays Swedish immigrant Charlotta Johnson as she ponders these questions about her journey and her family's future in a new country.

Follow Charlotta and her family as they travel by ship and rail from their homeland in 1868, to their homestead on the opens plains of Kansas.

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Hubalek offers a fictionalized account of Charlotta Johnson's journey from Sweden to Kansas in 1868.

Synopsis:

This first book in the Planting Dreams series portrays Swedish immigrant Charlotts Johnson as she ponders the decision to move to America for her family's future. This books cronicles their journey to their new homestead in Kansas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781886652118
Author:
Hubalek, Linda K.
Publisher:
Butterfield Books
Location:
Lindsborg, Kan. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Women pioneers -- Kansas -- Fiction.
Subject:
Swedish Americans -- Kansas -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 101-103.
Series:
Planting Dreams
Series Volume:
Bk. 1, 1868-1869
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
124
Dimensions:
9.00x6.04x.38 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Hubalek offers a fictionalized account of Charlotta Johnson's journey from Sweden to Kansas in 1868.
"Synopsis" by , This first book in the Planting Dreams series portrays Swedish immigrant Charlotts Johnson as she ponders the decision to move to America for her family's future. This books cronicles their journey to their new homestead in Kansas.
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