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Uncover the history of the United States by traveling its major rivers—from the time before Europeans arrived, to the nineteenth century. Indians, explorers, and settlers traversed our rivers for thousands of years—in canoes, rafts, flatboats, and steamboats. They settled the land by following these rivers westward, expanding the country. Using photographs, paintings, prints, and original maps, river guides Peter and Connie Roop lead readers on exciting rides on and over, down and around the Hudson, the Ohio, the Mississippi, the Missouri, the Rio Grande, the Colorado, and Columbia rivers.

About the Author

Peter and Connie Roop together they have written more than eighty children's books, including Going to Yellowstone; Sacagawea: Girl of the Shining Mountains; Buttons for General Washington; and Off the Map: The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Mr. Roop, a former elementary-school teacher, was Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year and now writes full-time. Ms. Roop teaches high-school science and was named Appleton, Wisconsin, High School Teacher of the Year. Peter has been a Missouri River guide as well as a lecturer on a Mississippi River steamboat. The Roops have paddled up, rafted down, and cruised upon the rivers in this book. They make in Appleton.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590784303
Author:
Roop, Peter
Publisher:
Calkins Creek Books
Illustrator:
Roop, Connie
Contributor:
Roop, Connie
Author:
Roop, Connie
Author:
Roop, Peter and Connie
Subject:
History - Exploration & Discovery
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Et
Subject:
History
Subject:
West (U.S.) History 19th century.
Subject:
America Discovery and exploration.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
U. S. history
Subject:
Social studies
Subject:
Rivers
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
3-4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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