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Sacagawea: The Journey To The West

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest might not have succeeded if it had not been for Sacagawea. Yet, as this exciting biography reveals, the Shoshoni Indian girl was only sixteen years old when she served as an interpreter, peacemaker, and guide for the mission. This volume highlights the monument to Sacagawea created by Native American artist Harry Jackson.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by Silver Burdett Press
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Lindsay Garber
1. Personal Reaction: I thought this biography about Sacagawea was very interesting! Although I have already learned quite a bit about Sacagawea, I still loved reading this book about her exploration with Lewis and Clark. There is quite a bit of text on each page, but it is very insightful and important! I think the large illustrations that correspond with the text paints a detailed picture of her journey and truly capture the reader’s eye.
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Anna Lawrence
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I really enjoyed reading this biography about Sacagawea because it was tremendously informational, yet to the point! I have learned a lot about Sacagawea but this was a good book to briefly refresh my memory of her capture and exploration with Lewis and Clark. Although there was a lot of text on one page (this could definitely be intimidating to younger readers) the corresponding picture on the page next to it supported what was being explained and painted a detailed picture of
Chanae Wills
This book is about Sacagawea, a Shoshoni Indian, who helped with the Lewis and Clark expedition. I could use this book to teach about the Lewis and Clark expedition. I could also use this book to teach about Sacagawea, who isn’t really mentioned in the history books and how she played a vital role in this country’s history.
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