An Indian Winter by Russell Freedman

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Relates the experiences of a German prince, his servant, and a young Swiss artist as they traveled through the Missouri River Valley in 1833 learning about the territory and its inhabitants and recording their impressions in words and pictures.
 

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Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City and travels widely to research his books.
 
Published September 1, 1995 by Rebound by Sagebrush. 72 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In 1833, a German prince, Maximilian of Wied (1782-1867), hired the young Swiss artist Karl Bodmer (1809-93) and set out with him to study Native Americans.

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The Newbery Medalist returns to the subject matter of Indian Chiefs and Buffalo Hunt --though with a narrower scope--in this recounting of the 1833-1834 expedition of Prince Maximilian of Germany and the artist Karl Bodmer up the Missouri River.

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