Lewis and Clark Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition

by John Perritano


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A True Book: Westward Expansion takes readers on an amazing journey to a fascinating time in U.S. history when the country was experiencing dynamic change and expanding westward.

This book provides the keys to discovering the important people, places and events that helped shape the western United States. An age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531212455
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 380,948
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Beyond the Mississippi River

What was the Louisiana Purchase? 7

2 Put to the Test

What gifts did Lewis and Clark give to the Native Americans they met? 13

3 Deep into the Wilderness

What people did Lewis and Clark see in Louisiana? 21

Animals of the Expedition

What kinds of animals did Lewis and Clark write about in their journals? 24

4 Across the Rockies to the Ocean

How did the explorers survive the most dangerous part of their journey? 27

5 Journey's End

What happened after Lewis and Clark returned from their trip? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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