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Corp of Discovery
How We Crossed the West:
The Adventures of Lewis and Clark
Publisher: National Geographic, 1997: Ages 7-14
Hardcover: ISBN: 0-7922-3738-2        Buy It! 
Paperback: 2002 ISBN: 0-7922-6726-5        Buy It!
Genre: Nonfiction/History/Exploration/Picture book   

About the Book

Through quotes from the travelers' own journals, you'll relive hair-raising adventures and narrow escapes as Lewis and Clark make the famous Voyage of Discovery that opened the West. You'll meet Lewis's brave dog Seaman, get help from many Indian chiefs, travel with the legendary Shoshone teenager Sacagawea, and feel the excitement as Lewis and Clark finally hear the roaring waves of the great Pacific Ocean.

Awards and Reviews

~National Council of Social Studies/Children's Book Council Joint Committee
~Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
~Starred review-School Library Journal
~Starred review-Publisher's Weekly
~A San Francisco Chronicle BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

"This outstanding picture book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in American history."
~Starred review, Publishers Weekly

"...a fine introduction to one of the most exciting chapers in American history."
~Starred review, School Library Journal







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