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How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark

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How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark

by Rosalyn Schanzer


Quick Overview

This exciting and sometimes humorous look at a remarkable episode in American history is told by the actual words of Lewis and Clark as they describe their journey to the Pacific Ocean. Excerpts from Clark's journal recreates their adventures--from hostile terrain and helpful Indians to boating disasters and encounters with grizzly bears. Full-color illustrations.


Venture through the unknown lands beyond the Mississippi with Lewis and Clark, their crew of army men, the slave York, the young Shoshone guide Sacagawea, and a dog named Seaman. See the party brave all kinds of hair-raising obstacles in its search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Rosalyn Schanzer's marvelously detailed and engaging illustrations work beautifully with excerpts from Clark' s journal and other primary resources to re-create one of America's greatest adventures. From hostile terrain to helpful Indians, from boating disaster to grizzly bear encounter, the people, places, and events of this amazing expedition come to life on every page of this outstanding picture book. Size 0.16" H x 10.54" L x 8.56" W, 48 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780792267263
Author Rosalyn Schanzer
Age Group 8-12
Book Type paperback

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