by Rosalyn Schanzer
The 40 volumes of the diaries of Lewis and Clark were condensed into this one book that focuses on the excitement and adventures of the expedition. Information from letters, notebooks, and the many journals was used to describe this trek of 7,689 miles. The tale is made even richer by numerous drawings adding detail.
In a starred review, Publisher's Weekly said "This outstanding picture book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in American history."
Interest Level: Gr. 2-6 Grade Level Equiv: 4.2 Lexile: AD890L
~National Council of Social Studies 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
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