Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark

by George Sullivan

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Overview

William Clark's Journal Entry for May 14, 1804, marks the day that Lewis and Clark set out on their two-year journey from St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Ocean and back again. During their voyage of discovery, Lewis and Clark accomplished many exciting things.

In Their Own Words: Lewis and Clark tells the exciting story of the lives of these explorers using the journals they kept on their journey west. Hear Lewis and Clark's story as if you were really there.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439095532
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 07/27/2000
Series: In Their Own Words
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 511,470
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author


Author George Edward Sullivan was born on August 11, 1927, in Lowell, MA. Between 1945 and 1948, he was in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a journalist. He has written over 200 nonfiction books for children and young adults on a wide variety of topics. In 2005, his book BUILT TO LAST was honored with the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Sullivan is a member of PEN, Authors Guild, Authors League of America, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He lives in New York with his wife.

Table of Contents

1Introduction5
2"Voyage of Discovery"10
3The Captains17
4Ivory Combs and Calico Shirts25
5Up the Wide Missouri32
6Troubles with the Sioux40
7Winter Camp51
8Into the Unknown59
9Meeting the Shoshones68
10Crossing the Rockies78
11To the Pacific87
12Homeward Journey97
13Heroes Return110
14Lewis and Clark Remembered115
Chronology123
Blbliography124
Further Reading125
For More Information126
Photo Credits126
Index127

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