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Pony Bob and the Longest Pony Express Ride

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25 pages9 minutes

Summary

"Rider coming in!"
The call rang out across the stable. Robert Haslam jumped up from his seat and ran to get his horse. He had already put the reigns and the saddle on it. He knew that it was his turn to run the Pony Express mail.
Pony Bob, as he was called by his friends, loved his job. He loved the excitement of running the mail as fast as he could through the wilderness.
And right now the rides were more exciting than ever. The Paiute Indians were on the war path.

Find out how Pony Bob ended up making the longest pony express ride in history in this exciting 15-minute book.

Ages 7 and up.
Reading level 2.8

This book is part of our "Heroes in History" series. These 15-minute books focus on a specific moment in a historic person's life. Aimed at second graders, they provide the perfect introduction to famous Americans in an exciting, fun-to-read way.

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