Sacagawea Our library has excellent books and videos with information about the expedition of Lewis and Clark and Sacagawea. Here are the call numbers and annotations from our OPAC.
Blumberg, Rhoda. Incredible Journey of Lewis and Clark. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, c1987. Describes the expedition led by Lewis and Clark to explore the western regions of America during the early 19th century.
Gunderson, Jessica. The Lewis and Clark Expedition. Mankato, Minn.
Capstone Press, c2007. Tells the story of Lewis and Clark's exploration of the unmapped American west.
Redmond, Shirley-Raye. Lewis and Clark: a prairie dog for the
president. 1st ed. New York: Random House, c2003. Introduces Meriwether Lewis and William Clark who, during their exploration of the West for Thomas Jefferson, captured a prairie dog and sent it to the President as a gift.
Fitz-Gerald, Christine Maloney. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Chicago: Childrens Press, c1991. Describes the expedition made by Lewis and Clark in which they journeyed from Saint Louis to the Pacific.
Wilkie, Katharine Elliott. Will Clark:boy adventurer. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks,1997. A biography emphasizing the childhood of the man who later led the first expedition to explore west of the Mississippi River.
Bedenroth, Charlotta M. Meriwether Lewis: boy explorer. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 1997. Relates events from the childhood and youth of the boy who grew up to become an explorer of the American West.
Gunderson, Jessica. Sacagawea: journey into the west. Mankato, Minn. Capstone Press, c2007. A biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshone who traveled with Lewis and Clark as an interpreter.
January, Brendan, 1972-. Explorers of North America. New York Children's Press, c2000. Describes the activities of explorers in North America from 1000 to 1804 including Leif Ericsson, Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, and Lewis and Clark.
Fiction Books F Boh
Bohner, Charles H. Bold Journey: West with Lewis and Clark, a novel. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Private Hugh McNeal relates his experiences accompanying Captains Lewis and Clark on their 1804-1806 expedition.
Karwoski, Gail. Seaman: the dog who explored the west withLewis & Clark. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree, c1999. Seaman, a Newfoundland, proves his value as a hunter and navigator while serving with the Corps of Discovery when it explores the West with Lewis and Clark.
O'Dell, Scott. Streams to the river, river to the sea: a novel ofSacagawea. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. A young Indian woman, accompanied by her infant and cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Roop, Peter. Girl of the shining mountains: Sacagawea's story. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, c1999. Sacagawea describes how she becomes part of the Lewis and Clark expedition and serves as their interpreter and guide.
Videos VIDEO 917.8 LEW/238
Lewis & Clark. Wynnewood, PA: Schlessinger Media, c2000. Two contemporary children meet explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark who describe their search for the Northwest Passage and their observations along the way.
Reference Books REF 973.03
Rubel, David. Encyclopedia of the President and their Times.
New York, Scholastic 1994.
REF 973.4 HAK
Hakim, Joy. The New Nation. History of U.S. Book 4. Presents an overview of the important events in America history from 1789 –1850,
including Lewis and Clark’s expedition.
Professional Papers Prof. Papers
U.S. Geography. Frank Schaffer Publications, Ideas and Activities Across the Curriculum.Includes a US Outline map, Make a compass, and more.
Learning About Our Country – Ready to Use ideas and activities. Frank Schaffer Publications. Includes character sketches and writing activities, and a timeline.
Question and Answer Encyclopedia. Parragon Publishing. Online Resources – Internet Sites