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Non-Newbery: The Donner Dinner Party

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 4/5

Because I work at a university whose primary focus is on education, the library has a substantial children’s book collection. I spottedĀ Donner Dinner Party on the new books shelf and couldn’t resist. 339 more words

Book Review

How the Donner Party inspired food packaging - Engineer Guy

Watch as the Engineer Guy explains how the Donner Party tragedy inspired food packaging that has evolved into today!


5 Books That Make You Glad to Be Where You Are

Non-Fiction November is in full swing. This second week is hosted by LeslieĀ of Regular Rumination, and the topic is Be the Expert/Ask the Expert/Become the Expert. 441 more words


Trip to the USA Truckee - Donner Lake

In Truckee California, which is 32 miles from Reno, there is a lake called “Donner Lake” which wad named after old pioneer “Donner Party”.

Donner Lake… formerly called Truckee lake… 283 more words

Photography...N. America

History of the Donner Party

History of the Donner Party, by Charles Fayette McGlashan

A Tragedy of the Sierra

Published 1879
Revised edition 1880