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Violet T. Kimball

Born: 1932 in Sampson County, North Carolina
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Before her retirement,Violet Kimball lived in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

Biography: N/A


Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

Violet T. Kimball on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Mormon Trail :
ISBN: 0887140920 OCLC: 37260450

KC Publications, [Las Vegas, NV] : ©1995.

  Stories of young pioneers in their own words
ISBN: 9781435280168 OCLC: 227033506

Paw Prints, [Place of publication not identified] : [2008?]

This book relies on diaries and memoirs to bring to life the experience of traveling westward in the mid-nineteenth century. The trip was arduous, but also adventurous, and as Kimball examines the experience, facet by facet, readers will begin to sense what an amazing feat moving west really was. About half the travelers were under 18, and it is their youthful memories that tell the story--though many of the actual accounts were written when the participants were much older.--From