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Lewis and Clark : American explorers
Molzahn, Arlene Bourgeois.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2003]

Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Discusses Lewis and Clark's journey of discovery to the Pacific Ocean.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.8 0.5 71079.
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F592.7 .M645 2003 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area

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This series of elementary-level books looks at different explorers and their early years. How were these voyages planned? Land and regions that were reached and explored are discussed, as well as any results of these explorations. These books contain a timeline, words to know, a further reading list with Internet addresses, and an index. Each book will be in chapter format, and use simple sentences. Each book will have color and black and white illustrations.Who set out in 1804 to map the American West? Lewis and Clark did. From St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Ocean, Lewis and Clark explored the Louisiana Territory with the Corps of Discovery. The Corps of Discovery traveled about 8,000 miles, mapping the rivers and lands as they went. They met and became friends with many American-Indian tribes and saw wildlife that was new to them.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 3-5-With the impending bicentennial of the expedition of the Corps of Discovery, it is inevitable that a number of books tracing the journey will appear. This clearly written, well-illustrated volume gives a good, slightly more than bare-bones treatment of the history of the Louisiana Purchase, the lives of Lewis and Clark, and the course of the expedition. In six brief chapters, the open format, lucid prose, and well-captioned photographs and period reproductions provide a sound accounting of the salient points of the opening of the West. Less detailed than Jacqueline Morley's Across America (Watts, 1998), this is an attractive introductory title with enough information to fuel report writing. A solid offering.-Ann Welton, Grant Elementary School, Tacoma, WA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.