The Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark by Rhoda Blumberg

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Describes the expedition led by Lewis and Clark to explore the unknown western regions of America at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
 

About Rhoda Blumberg

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Rhoda Blumberg has written about the opening of Japan (1 Rhoda Blumberg has written about the opening of Japan (1853-1854) in Commodore Perry in the "Land of the Shogun, " a853-1854) in Commodore Perry in the "Land of the Shogun, " a Newbery Honor Book, which also won the Boston Globe/Horn Bo Newbery Honor Book, which also won the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award and the Golden Kite Award. Her acclaimed histories ok Award and the Golden Kite Award. Her acclaimed histories also include "The Incredible Journey of Lewis & Clark, The Galso include "The Incredible Journey of Lewis & Clark, The Great American Gold Rush, " and "The Remarkable Voyages of Careat American Gold Rush, " and "The Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook, " all ALA Notable Books. She is the winner of thptain Cook, " all ALA Notable Books. She is the winner of the "Washington Post/"Children's Book Guild Award for her overe "Washington Post/"Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to nonfiction. Rhoda Blumberg says thatall contribution to nonfiction. Rhoda Blumberg says that while doing research for "Commodore Perry, " "I read about while doing research for "Commodore Perry, " "I read about the ordeals and strange adventures of Manjiro, then spent yethe ordeals and strange adventures of Manjiro, then spent years replaying his life story in my mind until I felt impellears replaying his life story in my mind until I felt impelled to write about him." The author and her husband, Gerald to write about him." The author and her husband, Gerald, live in Yorktown Heights, New York. d, live in Yorktown Heights, New York.
 
Published October 1, 1987 by Lothrop Lee & Shepard. 143 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Along with guides and interpreters (notably the young Shoshoni, Sacagawea) and Clark's black slave, York, this group collected samples of previously unknown wildlife, produced excellent maps and, most importantly, witnessed a panorama of Native American life and customs.

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Blumberg's meticulously chronicles the explorers' westward odyssey in clear text, original art and archival photos;

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