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On the Trail of Lewis and Clark: A Journey up the Missouri River
by Peter Lourie
In 1804, Lewis and Clark and a band of adventurers called the Corps of Discovery embarked on one of the great expeditions in history - the exploration of the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. Much of their time was spent on the Missouri River. Two hundred years later, Peter Lourie, along with three friends, follows Lewis and Clarks' path up the Missouri. Their journey t ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Boyds Mills Press
(first published 2002)
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I found this information book to be very interesting. It included diary entries, maps of their journey, animals facts, as well as stunning pictures of the land. This book would be awesome to use for a social studies lesson about Lewis and Clark. You could talk about their discoveries, the politics that went along with getting the Louisiana Purchase, as well as a geography lesson of the states. I would recommend this book for students that have an interest in discoveries, nature, landscapes, and ...more