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Sacajawea: The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Lewis & Clark Expedition)

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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 known as Bird 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, told by Sacajawea and by William Clark, in alternating chapters and including parts of Clark's original diaries. •Authentic telling by an American Book Award winner and winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Native Writers Circle of The Americas •Includes a black-and-white map showing Lewis and Clark's trail •Told in the compelling voices of Sacajawea and William Clark—in alternating chapters—for two unique viewpoints •Sacajawea will be commemorated in the year 2000 with a U.S. Treasury dollar coin bearing her likeness

Synopsis:

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

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:
9780152022341
Editor:
Wiseman, Paula
Author:
Wiseman, Paula
Author:
Bruchac, Joseph
Author:
Roop, Peter
Author:
Roop, Connie
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego, Calif.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Ethnic - Native American
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Shoshoni Indians
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Native American
Subject:
Clark, William
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Series Volume:
106-312
Publication Date:
20000301
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Cover illustration by Allan Burch
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in 0.4 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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