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Path to the Pacific: The Story of Sacagawea

3.56  ·  Rating details ·  36 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Seldom given the credit she deserves, Sacajawea is one of America's true heroines. Without her help, the Lewis and Clark Expedition would never have crossed the Rockies and reached the Pacific Northwest--and the course of U.S. history would have been changed forever. Master Western storyteller Neta Frazier, author of The Stout-Hearted Seven: Orphaned on the Oregon Trail, t ...more
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Published April 1st 2007 by Turtleback Books
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Mykl
Jan 12, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
After reading "A Journey Across the Pacific: The Story of Sacagawea," I learned more about the history of the U.S. In 1803, a large amount of land acquired from France was bought by Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the U.S. The 828,00 sq mile land costed over fifteen million dollars. Although Americans were finally building on to their vast amount of land, they needed people to discover it. Thomas Jefferson ended up choosing two captains, Lewis and Clark, who would later lead the Lewis a ...more
Dennis Steussy
Nov 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
This book about Sacagawea or Sacajawea is an easy to read and
helpful primer into the life and adventures of Sacagawea. I think
it does a very good job of showing how she helped the Lewis and
Clark expedition and what personal and physical hardships she
had to overcome during the journey. It does a nice job in helping
us understand her life prior to the expedition and how she had to
make some very tough decisions about her future and dreams in
deciding to assist the expedition. It is nice to read about
...more
Liz F.
An interesting book, but not amazingly entertaining. Written in a more monotone voice...
3 stars! :)
Leigh
Nov 12, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It's not *really* the story of Sacagawea, because so little is known about her. It's the story of the expedition, lite version. ...more
Samantha Jiao
Oct 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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N B
Jan 30, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed reading about the era that this book was in; the Lewis and Clark era. It was very interesting to read about how much Sacagawea did for the expedition crew, all while carrying baby on her back! I enjoyed seeing how the author had to guess how Sacagawea was feeling because she didn't keep a journal entry. However, this book did seem a bit monotone. I wished there were more details about some of the events that happened, but this isn't entirely the authors fault, since Sacagawea di ...more
Mr
Feb 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
192-This is a great book in learning about american history and how the English people ended up apreciating the indians and there culture.
-Zazzi Lopez
Linda
Feb 27, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
pretty good - young adult "novel" based on conjecture and diary accounts of lewis, clark and others ...more
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Neta Lohnes Frazier (1890 – 1990) was a children's author. Known for her books about the Pacific Northwest, she published 14 books between 1947 and 1973, most notably Stout-Hearted Seven, The Magic Ring, Secret Friend, My Love Is a Gypsy, and Little Rhody.

She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Montana, Missoula.
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