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Captured by her enemies, married to a foreigner, and a mother at age sixteen, Sacajawea lived a life of turmoil and change. Then, in 1804, the mysterious young Shoshone woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, Sacajawea bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Hear her extraordinary story, in the voices of Sacajawea and William Clark in alternating chapters, with selections from Clarks original diaries.
     Includes a map of Lewis and Clarks trail and an authors note.

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The fascinating story of the young woman who made the historic Lewis and Clark expedition possible

Synopsis:

Captured by her enemies, married to a foreigner, and a mother at age sixteen, Sacajawea lived a life of turmoil and change. Then, in 1804, the mysterious young Shoshone woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, Sacajawea bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Hear her extraordinary story, in the voices of Sacajawea and William Clark in alternating chapters, with selections from Clark’s original diaries.      Includes a map of Lewis and Clark’s trail and an author’s note.

Synopsis:

Young Sacajawea has been asked to join Lewis and Clark in their exploration of the American West. As a translator, peacemaker, caretaker, and guide, Sacajawea alone will make the historic journey of Lewis and Clark possible. This captivating novel, which is told in alternating points of view — by Sacajawea herself and by William Clark — provides an intimate glimpse into what it would have been like to witness firsthand this fascinating time in our history.

About the Author

JOSEPH BRUCHAC is a poet, storyteller, and author of more than sixty books for children and adults who has received many literary honors, including the American Book Award and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. He is of Abenaki and Slovak heritage, and lives in Greenfield Center, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152064556
Author:
Bruchac, Joseph
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Clark, William
Subject:
West (U.S.) History To 1848.
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1-Simul
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Cover illustration by Allan Burch
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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The fascinating story of the young woman who made the historic Lewis and Clark expedition possible
"Synopsis" by , Captured by her enemies, married to a foreigner, and a mother at age sixteen, Sacajawea lived a life of turmoil and change. Then, in 1804, the mysterious young Shoshone woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, Sacajawea bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Hear her extraordinary story, in the voices of Sacajawea and William Clark in alternating chapters, with selections from Clark’s original diaries.      Includes a map of Lewis and Clark’s trail and an author’s note.
"Synopsis" by , Young Sacajawea has been asked to join Lewis and Clark in their exploration of the American West. As a translator, peacemaker, caretaker, and guide, Sacajawea alone will make the historic journey of Lewis and Clark possible. This captivating novel, which is told in alternating points of view — by Sacajawea herself and by William Clark — provides an intimate glimpse into what it would have been like to witness firsthand this fascinating time in our history.
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