Across America on An Emigrant Train by Jim Murphy (Book Kit)

Follows the journey made in 1879 by the young writer Robert Louise Stevenson, when he set off from Scotland to join the woman he loved in California.

This book kit contains 30 copies of the title, plus one copy for the teacher. Other supporting materials from the Teaching Resource Center collection include posters and/or digital files of works from the Amon Carter permanent collection, other books pertaining to the same topic, films on DVD or VHS tapes (when available,) and links to websites that contain substantive information that is grade appropriate.

Book kits are available to Tarrant County schools only. Other teachers may borrow supporting materials to use while reading a personal copy.

TRC audience: 
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
Art of the West
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Book Kit