George Rogers Clark by Michael Burgan
(Rwl) (Revolutionary War Leaders)

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-- Compelling portraits of American history's most notable male and female leaders -- Includes informative sidebars -- Interesting, easy-to-understand content -- Complements school curriculum As commander of the Virginia militia, Clark captured British forts in the Illinois country and ended British control of the frontier.

About Michael Burgan

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Formerly an editor at the educational publisher 'Weekly Reader', Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.
Published December 1, 2001 by Chelsea House Publications. 80 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction