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  • Item #: 018666
    ISBN: 9781885593733
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    Young history students again have the ability to participate in history, not just learn it in the newest historical activity book in the popular Kaleidoscope Kids series. In this title, theyll create some terrific projects and learn some of the same skills the explorers in the expedition used as they follow along with the story of the expedition. The book begins with Jeffersons election to the presidency and his idea to take an expedition west to discover the fabled Northwest Passage. It follows Meriwether Lewis through his months of preparation, and then through the whole of the expedition, frequently featuring excerpts from the many journals of Lewis and Clark. In fact, the text itself reads in a journal format, where the authors have taken events from that particular day from the journals of the explorers, and have retold it in a simpler format, free of the many misspellings and grammatical errors that frequently arise in the original journal entries. (Okay, so they were explorers, not writers). Featured side notes are presented about interesting facts and events of the journey, and scattered throughout are pictures, paintings, pages from their journals, and other illustrations. True to this series style, there are plenty of activities. Along the way, young explorers will build their own balsa wood model keelboat, do some land surveying and dead reckoning, make a Mandan earth lodge, carve a canoe, make their own moccasins, try some Shoshone sign language, and build a bullboat. Other less involved activities, questions, and challenges are presented throughout as well, using maps, suggestions to start your own journal, to really observe and sketch some species we see every day, plant Indian corn, and draw an outline of the U.S.A in the dirt or sand from memory! At the end, the main characters are followed up with a short What Happened Then? bio, and a page of resources contains suggestions on some more books, websites, and videos/movies you may want to check out.

  • Item #: 034537
    ISBN: 9781887840392
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    This classic Landmark Books reprint from 1951 brings the Lewis and Clark story to life for young readers. Large readable text tells their story as they brave the uncharted territories west of St. Louis. Of course, Lewis and Clark wouldnt have been successful without the help of York (a black man), Sacajawea (a Native American woman), and other men from Germany, Ireland, France, and other regions of the United States. This page-turner includes occasional black-and-white illustrations. By Richard L. Neuberger. 183 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa
  • Item #: 028925
    ISBN: 9781403447746
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  • Item #: 003098
    ISBN: 9781560372271
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    What kind of cooking utensils did Lewis and Clark take on their trips? What is a cordelle? What did military uniforms from 1803 look like? Discover the answers to these questions and more with this fascinating glossary. It contains several hundred historical terms from Lewis and Clarks journals. Appearing in alphabetical order, these are detailed descriptions most being a paragraph or more in length. Color illustrations and photographs appear on every two-page spread, so you can actually see some of the places, animals, and objects they saw. A helpful resource for those studying Lewis and Clark, or just interested in the era. 79 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 046893
    ISBN: 9780152064556
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    Lewis and Clarks journey would not have been the same without Sacajawea, the young woman who served as their guide, translator, and peacemaker. Sacajaweas story is told in alternating chapters, going back and forth between Sacajaweas and Captain William Clarks voices. Authentic excerpts from Clarks journals appear throughout the text, and an authors note in the back explains how research was conducted for the story. A map of Lewis and Clarks expedition is located in the front of the book. By Joseph Bruchac. 200 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 012066
    ISBN: 9780736896559
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  • Item #: 059922
    ISBN: 9780448479019
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  • Item #: 026976
    ISBN: 9781931397803
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    This interesting book tells about the Lewis and Clark expedition in a fun and unique way. Munford, a funny little water molecule, gets flung onto Captain Lewiss hat and then sticks with the group for their journey to the Pacific Ocean. From the water molecules point of view, the book tells about how they traveled, new plants and animals they found, different people they interacted with, and more. This fun-to-read book is a great way to introduce kids to the Corps of Discovery and makes the story more interesting for those who may not have a natural love of history. Fun black and white illustrations are included on every other page. By Jamie Aramini, 170 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 029064
    ISBN: 9781893537378
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  • Item #: 012673
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  • Item #: 031587
    ISBN: 9781572814219
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    Join Lewis, Clark, York, Sacagawea, and her son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau (affectionately called Pomp) in their famous expedition of 1804-1806! Explore the wildlife, plants, flowers, people, and food the Corps of Discovery encountered during their historical trek westward to the Pacific Ocean. Included are 56 exploration cards, a trail map poster (18 x 24), stickers, and instructions. Each exploration card is numbered, categorized, and dated. The cards bear an illustration of the discovery, the name of discovery, and a brief but informative description. There are directions on how to play two different games for 2-4 players. In Lewis & Clark Rummy Twist, be the first player to go out by collecting groups of three or four cards from the same category. For example, four reptile cards and three coastal Indian tribe cards would make a winning hand. In Lewis & Clark Trail, gather any five sequential cards following the route of Lewis & Clark. Young explorers can line up all of the exploration cards in numerical order and create their own expedition trail! Once they have completed the journeys sequence with cards, they can compare it to the poster.

  • Item #: 003087
    ISBN: 9781560371519
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    The Lewis and Clark Expedition was a very adventurous trip, but often the excitement of it is lost in school, where dry historical facts and simple retellings make it seem boring or unimportant to kids today. This book will certainly keep that from happening, as it is full of colorful pictures and graphics that will fascinate readers and help them see the explorers as real people. Full-color pictures include old portraits of the participants, replicas of boats, tools, and weapons used by the team, photographs of sites seen by the group, maps, and more. The book tells a bit about the people involved, things they took on the trip, where they went, how they knew where to go, how they traveled, people they met, and more. A great introduction to the Expedition, and a book kids will read just for fun. By Barbara Fifer, 48 pgs, pb. ~Rachel

  • Item #: 027777
    ISBN: 9780743932332
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  • Item #: 028748
    ISBN: 9780545530842
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  • Item #: 042501
    ISBN: 9781578961467
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  • Item #: 003040
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    Approx. 50 figures, teepees, canoes, horses and pack mules in light brown and tan plastic.

  • Item #: 049972
    ISBN: 9780531281598
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  • Item #: 028038
    ISBN: 9780531212455
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  • Item #: 023790
    ISBN: 9780792267263
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    A beautiful, energetic picture book that not only tells the tale of Lewis & Clarks historical expedition, but does so in their own words, to boot. The highlights from the trip are captured, accompanied by text boxes containing edited, but accurate descriptions taken from Lewis and Clarks journals, and lively, energetic illustrations of the other Corps of Discovery members, Native Americans, animals, and plants they met up with, exciting events, their camps, and forts. After the ecstatic team finally beholds the Pacific at the end of the tale, facts about the journey back home, and some of their amazing accomplishments are featured. An informational and highly entertaining version of the Lewis and Clark expedition. - Jess

  • Item #: 040201
    ISBN: 9780778724469
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  • Item #: 008990
    ISBN: 9781561451906
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    This book is a great piece of historical fiction for kids. It chronicles the travels of Lewis and Clark and the adventures they have with their dog Seaman. The illustrations are pencil drawings captioned with quotations taken from the journals kept by Lewis and Clark and their men, with the original spelling and punctuation. The story is followed by an authors note, along with information on other books to be read and areas that might be of interest for kids studying the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Also included is a map of the U.S. and the Louisiana Purchase ca. 1803-1806 and one of the continental United States today showing the course taken by Lewis and Clark. 187 pgs, pb. - Stephanie A.

  • Item #: 000670
    ISBN: 9780440402152
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    This books tell the life story of Sacagawea. In a story-telling tone, the book shares info about her childhood, growth, main achievements, personal events, and how she spent the last years of her life. A lot of the info is shared from that her perspective, and the interesting text and short chapters make reading about her a joy. Several black and white illustrations and a timeline of Sacagaweas life is also included. Approximately 100 pgs, pb.

  • Item #: 026968
    ISBN: 9781931397599
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    Trek across the U.S. with Lewis and Clark, encountering wild animals, Indians, landscapes, and vegetation through tons of fun art and writing activities! Students are encouraged to keep a journal and write selections similar to what Meriwether and William might have written, such as descriptions of plants, animals and places that had never been seen before by westerners, and poems and other short writing activities. A variety of art activities and crafts involve children in the journey: learn how to draw many different animals, make your own telescope and quill pen, discover some of Americas great nature artists, and many other activities. Real passages from the journals of Lewis and Clark are interspersed throughout the pages and are the basis for each project. Related websites for further exploration are included, as well as a glossary of terms in the back. The revised and expanded Geography Matters version of the Visual Manna original. ~ Steph

  • Item #: 004840
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    Sacrifices of Lewis, Clark, and Sacagewea for the sake of gathering information for their country. Also sacrifices that native peoples make as expansion occurred. Disciplines covered: history, creative writing, map work, science, hands-on activities. (6 weeks)

  • Item #: 028651
    ISBN: 9780375811203
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    Join Lewis and Clark as they set out to uncover the mysteries of the West. 48 pgs.

  • Item #: 037712
    ISBN: 9780152026967
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    Get a dogs-eye-view into one of Americas greatest journeys of discovery. Seaman is the Newfoundland dog that accompanies Lewis and Clark and the men of the Corps of Discovery across the great interior of the United States to find the Northwest Passage to the Pacific. This historical account was written by Roland Smith as he took excerpts out of Captain Lewis diary and then creatively retold the events from Seamans viewpoint. This book is thoroughly researched and wonderfully creative. As we all know, dogs see, hear, and smell things we can never even dream of perceiving. Thus, who better to give additional insight to the adventures of Lewis and Clark than their canine friend who was there every step of the way? 287 pgs, pb. elise

  • Item #: 053731
    ISBN: 9781402757389
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  • Item #: 010392
    ISBN: 9780823988532
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  • Item #: 052274
    ISBN: 9780873587587
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    The famous story of the Lewis and Clark expedition is told from the unique perspective of Lewis slave, York. Accompanying Lewis on his journey to provide manual labor and support, York gives us a simple rendering of the story from the viewpoint of a man desiring freedom. York was a real person, who unfortunately was never granted his freedom, yet he participated in one of the greatest expeditions in the history of our country. With beautiful painting-like illustrations, this story is sure to captivate. ~ Alissa

  • Item #: 026778
    ISBN: 9780486481081
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    From historical figures to American symbols and culture, these mazes will take you on a journey, one maze at a time. Each is black and white, designed in a woodcut-like fashion. You will enjoy winding your way through the profiles of such figures as George Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr., Amelia Earhart, and Sitting Bull. Also, events such as the Wright brothers first flight, space exploration, and the Lewis and Clark expedition are depicted for your exploration. Trace your way through American icons such as the Route 66 sign, the silver dollar, and a buffalo. With arrows indicating the start and finish, these thirty-six mazes are challenging. And if you happen to get lost, solutions are included. Pb. John

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