88 pages, 8.46 × 6.26 × 0.28 in
August 20, 2007
American Girl Publishing Inc
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1593693524
ISBN - 13: 9781593693527
From the Publisher
It?s 1976 and the entire country is celebrating America?s 200th birthday. Julie joins her cousins on a pioneer-style wagon train in honor of the Bicentennial. The journey is filled with adventures, challenges, and self-discovery as Julie faces her fears to make an important contribution to her country?s birthday. The "Looking Back" section provides additional information about Bicentennial celebrations in the United States.
About the Author
Megan McDonald grew up in Pittsburgh, PA in the 1960s. She attended Oberlin College and received a B.A. in English, then she went on to receive a Library Science degree at Pittsburgh University in 1986. Before becoming a full-time writer, McDonald had a variety of jobs working in libraries, bookstores, museums, and even as a park ranger. She has received various awards for her storytelling including a Judy Blume Contemporary Fiction Award, a Children's Choice Book award, and a Keystone State Award among others. She currently resides in Sebastopol, California with her husband and pets.