The Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis and Clark Expedition

by John Perritano

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How long did it take Lewis and Clark to complete their journey?

It took them more than two years to get from St. Louis, Missouri, to Oregon, and back again.

Inside, You'll Find:

How Lewis and Clark's voyage opened the door for people to move west;

Maps, a timeline, photos-and the animals that Lewis and Clark saw during their trip;

Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531205822
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.36(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Beyond the Mississippi River

What was the Louisiana Purchase? 7

2 Put to the Test

What gifts did Lewis and Clark give to the Native Americans they met? 13

3 Deep into the Wilderness

What people did Lewis and Clark see in Louisiana? 21

Animals of the Expedition

What kinds of animals did Lewis and Clark write about in their journals? 24

4 Across the Rockies to the Ocean

How did the explorers survive the most dangerous part of their journey? 27

5 Journey's End

What happened after Lewis and Clark returned from their trip? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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