What Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition? (What Was?) (Paperback)

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By Judith St. George, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
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When Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the "Corp of Discovery" left St. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, 1804, their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United States. They didn't. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year journey that finally brought the explorers to the Pacific Ocean.

About the Author


Judith St. George has published dozens of successful nonfiction books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning So You Want to Be President? and the historical Turning Point series, including You’re On Your Way, Teddy RooseveltStand Tall, Abe Lincoln; and Take the Lead, George Washington. You can visit her online at www.judithstgeorge.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780448479019
ISBN-10: 044847901X
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: October 16th, 2014
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: What Was?