Multcolib School Corps Picks Lewis and Clark Expedition Grades 4-7
Annotation:Sacajawea, a Shoshoni Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and William Clark alternate in describing their experiences on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest.
Annotation:Great way for kids (ages 10-14) to learn about the Native American tribes of the West As the Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled west, white explorers and Native American peoples encountered each other for the first time.
Annotation:¿Quién fue Sacagawea? Una joven de dieciséis años que hizo uno de los viajes más extraordinarios en la historia de los Estados Unidos; Una mujer cuyo nombre llevan montañas en tres estados; La cara de la nueva moneda dorada de un dólar americano; ¡Todas las anteriores! ¡Descubre más acerca de la verdadera Sacagawea en esta divertida y emocionante biografía ilustrada!
Annotation:When President Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory in 1803, the size of the United States almost doubled. Suddenly, the country stretched from the Atlantic Ocean all the way to the Rocky Mountains. But no one knew much about the new territory. Jefferson sent Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to explore it and report on what they found.
Annotation:Describes how it was to travel to the Pacific Ocean with Lewis and Clark.
Annotation:An account of the Lewis and Clark expedition sent by President Jefferson to explore the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Includes related activities.
Annotation:Seaman, a Newfoundland, proves his value as a hunter, navigator, and protector while serving with the Corps of Discovery when it explores the West under the leadership of Lewis and Clark.
Annotation:An account of the journey across the unexplored territory west of the Mississippi River undertaken by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in the early eighteen hundreds by order of President Jefferson.
Annotation:With a baby strapped on her back, Sacagawea negotiated with native peoples, helped the expedition survive when food was scarce, and, ultimately, contributed to leading this small band of intruders on a trip lasting more than two years through the Indian land to the Pacific Ocean.
Annotation:Brief text, sidebars, labeled illustrations, and humorous cartoons depict explorers Lewis and Clark, outlining their routes, personal experiences, and encounters with the Native Americans.
Annotation:Examines the events and key figures behind the incredibly adventurous and treacherous exploration of the United States' western frontier.
Annotation:Retraces the Lewis and Clark journey and blends their observations of previously unknown animals with modern information about those same animals.
Annotation:Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and photographer William Mu oz capture the contrast between the American West then and now in this informative volume, aided by old prints, photographs, and paintings.
Annotation:Describes the journey of Lewis and Clark through the western United States, focusing on the plants they cataloged, their uses for food and medicine, and the plant lore of Native American people.
Annotation:The little-known life of York, the African American slave owned by William Clark, and his contributions to the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition are examined in this carefully crafted Society of School Librarians International Honor Book.
Annotation:Examines the Lewis and Clark expedition, including both explorer's early lives, their journey to the Pacific, its impact on the United States and American Indians, and their legacy in American history.
Annotation:Sacagawea not only makes history as the heroine of the country's most important journey of westward expansion, but she shares the unique experience in her own words.
Annotation:She was an expectant mother, but she endured every hardship these seasoned soldiers experienced. Without her, the Corps of Discovery would have failed. This program re-enacts her journey in her own words. Taken captive as a child during a raid, adopted into the tribe of her captors, and then married off, her adventures have only just begun. After Lewis & Clark journey to her village on assignment from President Jefferson, Sacagawea joins the expedition in seeking a northwest passage to the sea. Digging up edible roots and negotiating for horses, she saves the Corps of Discovery, time and time again.
Annotation:Captain Meriwether Lewis's dog Seaman describes his experiences as he accompanies his master on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the uncharted western wilderness.
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A collection of fiction and non-fiction materials about the Lewis and Clark Expedition for students in grades 4 through 7. The library has already-prepared Buckets of Books on this topic that you can check out. The Buckets contain books similar to those on the list (though not every title is exactly the same) plus a teacher's guide. To see the list of Buckets, go to: http://web.multcolib.org/educators/school-corps/bucket-books .