Synopses & Reviews
President Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803 spawned Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's journey across the American West. Illustrations. Full color.
"The story of the Corps of Discovery has recently recaptured American interest, and Adler's version of the historical expedition captures the spirit of adventure for a young audience." School Library Journal
"Adler marks the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition with this informative biography for young readers. He...brings the narrative to life with excerpts from letters and journal entries." Kirkus Reviews
"Brightening every double-page spread, Himler's impressionistic paintings include quiet portraits of the men as well as dramatic scenes from their adventures." Booklist
About the Author
David A. Adler was born in New York City and received his B.A. from Queens College in New York City in 1968 and his Masters in Business Administration from New York University in 1971. He was a math teacher for nine years, and a writer for a financial newsletter, and has been the senior editor of books for young readers at a publishing house. He is the author of more than 160 books for young readers.