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                      For Juvenile – Young Adult
      (Selected adult books are included for advanced readers.)

CIL 2034 LEWIS AND CLARK AMONG THE INDIANS by James P.
Ronda
This is an ethno-historical account of the journey made by Lewis and Clark
from St. Louis to the Oregon coast and back again in 1804-1806. It
describes the daily dealings of the explorers and Indians. Adult readers.

CIL 2035 WHO'D BELIEVE JOHN COLTER? by Mary Blount
Christian
This is a fictionalized biography of an eighteen-year-old trapper and trader
who joined Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery. Colter’s adventures are
immensely entertaining and mostly true. For grades 3-6 and older readers.

CIL 2036 SACAGAWEA, AMERICAN PATHFINDER by Flora Warren
Seymour
This book describes how Sacagawea found adventure guiding Lewis and
Clark to the Oregon coast. For grades 3-6.

CIL 2037 SACAJAWEA by Olive Woolley Burt
Sacajawea, the captured and enslaved Indian wife of French-Canadian
Toussaint Charbonneau, played a significant role in the famous Lewis and
Clark expedition. She served as interpreter, was a signal that the
expedition was friendly, introduced the men to edible substances, and
helped obtain guidance and services from Indian tribes. Her role in
American history had gone largely unrecognized until recently. For grades
4-7.

CIL 2038 THE GATES OF THE MOUNTAINS by Will Henry
This is a fictional reconstruction of the adventures of a French-Indian
boatman who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the
then unknown territory of the American northwest during the early
nineteenth century. For high school and adult readers.

CIL 2039 OFF THE MAP: THE JOURNALS OF LEWIS AND CLARK
by Peter and Connie Roop
The authors have compiled entries and excerpts from the journals of
William Clark and Meriwether Lewis that capture the highlights of their
historic expedition. For grades 2-4.

CIL 2040 THE TRUTH ABOUT SACAJAWEA by Kenneth
Thomasma
Based on the daily entries of the Lewis and Clark journals, this biography of
Sacajawea is accurate and shows the important role the teenager played
during the expedition. As the wife of one of the hunters in the group, she
kept up with the trek while caring for her newborn son. She showed both
courage and intelligence when a canoe tipped over and she managed to
save its valuable supplies. Sacajawea also served as an interpreter with
her tribe and made arrangements for provisions and the horses the
expedition needed to continue the journey. For grades 4-7.

RC 16492 LEWIS AND CLARK: THE GREAT ADVENTURE by Donald
Barr Chidsey
This lively account of the Lewis and Clark expedition is based on excerpts
from the explorers’ diaries and journals kept during their search for a
Northwest Passage to the Pacific. Adult readers.

RC 24399 BOLD JOURNEY: WEST WITH LEWIS AND CLARK by
Charles Bohner
This is a fictionalized account of eighteen-year-old Pvt. Hugh McNeal’s
experiences with Lewis and Clark and their search for a northwest passage
to the Pacific Ocean. For grades 5-8.

RC 26090 STREAMS TO THE RIVER, RIVER TO THE SEA: A NOVEL
OF SACAJAWEA by Scott O'Dell
This is a first person narrative of Sacajawea, who served as a scout and
interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Beginning with her life at the
age of thirteen, the beautiful Shoshone girl relates how she became a
member of the expedition, and vividly describes the experiences of the trip,
the land, and the lifestyles of the Indians. For grades 5-8.

RC 29633 THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF LEWIS AND CLARK by
Rhoda Blumberg
In 1804 Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led a daring expedition into the
unknown western regions of North America. The discoveries they made
during this two-and-a-half-year journey opened the way to the West. For
grades 5-8 and older readers.

RC 31313 TRAIL: THE STORY OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK
EXPEDITION by Louis Chabonneau
When Lewis and Clark set out to explore the Louisiana Territory, their party
included a little-known member, Lewis's dog, Seaman. This chronicle of
their travels is based upon the papers and journals of party members. It
recounts, often from the dog's point of view, the extraordinary encounters
with hostile Indians, rampaging buffalo, dangerous rapids, and perilous
mountain trails. Adult readers.

RC 43291 UNDAUNTED COURAGE: MERIWETHER LEWIS, THOMAS
JEFFERSON, AND THE OPENING OF THE AMERICAN WEST by
Stephen E. Ambrose
The author, who spent twenty years following and studying the route Lewis
and Clark traveled between 1803 and 1806, focuses on Lewis. Ambrose
explains why the captain was chosen to lead the search for a western
waterway and describes Lewis's life afterward. Tells how the explorers
recorded species of animals and plants, mapped the U.S. interior, and
established ties with the Indians. Adult readers.

RC 51170 SACAJAWEA: THE STORY OF BIRD WOMAN AND THE
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION by Joseph Bruchac
The story of the Lewis and Clark expedition to open the American
Northwest in1804-1806 is told through the alternating narratives of
Sacajawea, a Shoshone Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and
expedition captain William Clark. Excerpts from Clark's actual journals are
included. For grades 6-9.

RC 55477 ANIMALS ON THE TRAIL WITH LEWIS AND CLARK by
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
This book retraces the journey of the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1804-
1806, comparing their observations of previously unknown animals with
modern information on the same creatures. It discusses what the explorers
learned about wildlife and survival from the Native Americans they met
along the way. For grades 4-7.
RC 55487 CORPS OF DISCOVERY: A NOVEL BASED ON THE
LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION OF 1803 – 1806 by Jeffrey W.
Tenney
This is a dramatic retelling of the adventures and hardships of the enlisted
men, hunters, and Native Americans, including Sacagawea, who explored
the far reaches of the Louisiana Purchase, across the Northwest Territory
to the Pacific Ocean. Some strong language. Medicine Pipe Bearer Award.
Adult readers.

RC 56367 AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN REACH: LEWIS AND CLARK’S
WESTWARD QUEST by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
This is an account of the 1804-1806 journey by Meriwether Lewis and
William Clark across the United States’ newly acquired Louisiana Territory,
an unexplored wilderness west of the Mississippi River, to the Pacific
Ocean. It includes the expedition’s adventures and discoveries. For grades
4-7.

RC 56530 DOG OF DISCOVERY: A NEWFOUNDLAND’S
ADVENTURES WITH LEWIS AND CLARK by Laurence Pringle
This account of the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark expedition to the
Pacific Ocean in 1804-1806 features the exploits of Lewis’s large
Newfoundland, Seaman. Relying on journals of expedition members and
some “informed guesses,” Pringle tells how Seaman earned his keep as
hunter, retriever, and guard dog. For grades 4-7.

RC 56639 ADVENTURING ALONG THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL:
MISSOURI, ILLINOIS, IOWA, NEBRASKA, SOUTH DAKOTA, NORTH
DAKOTA, MONTANA, IDAHO, OREGON, WASHINGTON by Elizabeth
Grossman
This travel guide traces the Corps of Discovery’s 1804-1806 route across
ten states to the Pacific Ocean. Excerpts from Lewis and Clark’s journals
provide perspective on ecological changes that have taken place since
their expedition. The author also includes tips on hiking, biking, canoeing,
and kayaking adventures along with useful contact information. Adult
readers.

BR 12175 WHAT'S THE DEAL? JEFFERSON, NAPOLEON, AND THE
LOUISIANA PURCHASE by Rhoda Blumberg
This book provides historical background on the United States' purchase of
the Louisiana territory from France in 1803. It discusses the negotiations by
Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon, the political implications for Spain and
Britain, the possibilities of war, and the young nation's actual acquisition of
the vast area. For grades 5-8.

BR 14835 LEWIS AND CLARK: FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN by Harold
Faber
Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the first United States
expedition to the Pacific coast from 1804-1806. This book discusses their
adventures crossing the continent, their encounters with Native Americans,
and the hardships of the journey. For grades 5-8.

								
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