Gone to Texas: From Virginia to Adventure

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

It's a long way from Virginia to Texas, but fourteen-year-old Ephraim Darter is determined to find adventure. Based on a true story of a boy's search for family and a new life in a new territory.

TRC audience: 
Elementary (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1800-1865)
Language Arts
Texas History
TRC format: 
Book