Sacagawea : crossing the continent with Lewis & Clark

Berne, Emma Carlson

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  • Creator Emma Carlson Berne
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Sterling, ©2010.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 124 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 20 cm
  • ISBNs 9781402768453, 1402768451, 9781402757389, 1402757387
  • OCLC ocn401715224

Summary

  • The author separates truth from legend, and offers some ideas on what eventually happened to the strong and fascinating woman known to history as Sacagawea--the native American who made it possible for Lewis and Clark to explore America's then-uncharted West.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 118-120) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction : the land of her birth -- A Shoshone girl, a Hidatsa captive -- Life among the Hidatsa -- The Corps of Discovery -- Joining the expedition -- Birth and unrest at Fort Mandan -- The journey begins -- Near death and danger -- In Shoshone country -- A homecoming -- Crossing the Rocky Mountains -- A winter in the rain -- Eastward bound -- Journey's end
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