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Title:
John Wesley Powell
Author:
Souza, D. M. (Dorothy M.)
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Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
63 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the life and work of John Wesley Powell, an American geologist and anthropologist who explored the Colorado and Green Rivers.
Language:
English
Contents:
Early influences -- Call of the West -- Exploring the river -- Surveying the plateau -- A changing nation.
Reading Level:
1090 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.7 1.0 76634.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.3 5 Quiz: 34569 Guided reading level: S.
ISBN:
9780531122891

9780531166536
Format :
Book

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Summary

John Wesley Powell was a soldier, a scientist, and an explorer. Despite losing part of his right arm in battle during the Civil War, Powell led the first expeditions to explore the Green and Colorado Rivers. During his expeditions, Powell studied the lands and peoples he encountered along the way. Later, he served as director of the Bureau of Ethnology and as director of the U.S. Geological Survey. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Early Influencesp. 7
Chapter 2 Call of the Westp. 15
Chapter 3 Down the Riverp. 23
Chapter 4 Surveying the Plateaup. 35
Chapter 5 A Changing Nationp. 45
Timelinep. 51
Glossaryp. 52
To Find Out Morep. 55
A Note on Sourcesp. 59
Indexp. 61