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CIL, RC = CASSETTE BR = BRAILLE 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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