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The Story of Sacajawea: Guide to Lewis and Clark

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As a young girl, Sacajawea was separated from her family when she was captured by a band of Minnetaree warriors and taken to be their slave. Several years later, she was bought by a French fur trader to be his wife. Then, in 1804, when she was only sixteen years old, Sacajawea met Lewis and Clark.

Carrying her infant son on her back, Sacajawea helped guide the famous team o
Paperback, 96 pages
Published August 2nd 1989 by Yearling (first published 1989)
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Laura Verret
Everybody knows Sacajawea’s name, but few the actual details of her life.

Her Life.

When Sacajawea was a small girl, she was not known as Sacajawea by her Shoshoni tribe. No, she was known as Little Bird – until she was kidnapped by a party of Minnetaree Indians during her 13th year. Suddenly, Sacajawea had to adjust to life in a new tribe – the homes were different and, instead of traveling nomadically, the Minnetaree Indians lived in a village all year long.

Several years after her capture, Sacaj
Feb 09, 2016 Aidan rated it it was amazing
a good, edjucational read
Jul 27, 2011 Sharon rated it it was amazing
A very easy read and very informative. It discusses not only the life of Sacajawea and how she came to be a member of the Corps of Discovery but also of her importance on the journey.
Jul 01, 2009 Pam rated it really liked it
Used for homestudy history curriculum - appropriate length/level for upper elementary; courageous, highly valued member of Lewis and Clark expedition
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Nov 03, 2012 Roxanne Riddle rated it it was amazing
An easy and quick read. I normally dislike reading historical texts, but the author did a good job of keeping it interesting.
Oct 14, 2008 Olivia rated it it was amazing
I like this story about Sacajawea because i think she would have to be very smart to have done what she did.
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