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Sacagawea Speaks: Beyond the Shining Mountains with Lewis and Clark

3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Sacagawea Speaks is filled with classic storytelling and user-friendly history that leaps off the page and into the imagination. Here, Sacagawea tells readers of her extraordinary life with the Corps of Discovery. Author Joyce Badgley Hunsaker elegantly combines oral traditions, scholarly research, historical anecdotes, and images from a multitude of collections to present ...more
Hardcover, 170 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by TwoDot
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Roberta
I thought this was a beautiful book--very readable, with wonderful photos and footnotes. The expedition's story is told from Sacagawea's point of view, which zeroes in on relationships within the Corps and with the native groups. There are snippets from both Clark's and Lewis's jounals scattered throughout. The author is both a historical interpreter and a storyteller whose mixed lineage includes both Cherokee and Sioux. She has performed her living histories across the U.S., including at the Sm ...more
Jane Cook
Well done. Puts the emotion behind this fascinating story.
Melissa Baggett
Sacagawea speaks...but doesn't have a lot to say.

This book picks up when Sacagawea joins the Lewis and Clark expedition, with only a little about her back story, and ends at the end of the expedition with only a little about the rest of her life. It's kind of a coffee table book, complete with glossy pages and lots of drawings and photos, and is something of a Cliff notes version of Undaunted Courage (Stephen Ambrose) and Sagajawea (Ann Lee Waldo).
Sheila
A book supposedly focusing on Sacagawea, but I learned more from reading the Journals Of Lewis and Clark.
Lauren
I don't like many history books, but love this one! You have to read it!!!!!
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