Imagine being asked to explore an unknown part of the country. That's exactly what happened to Daniel Boone in the mid-1700s. Boone and others cut a path through the wilderness of Kentucky and Virginia. Lively language, historical illustrations, and primary source journal entries from Boone and his fellow settlers help readers feel as if they were a part of the journey. Meets Common Core critical thinking standards, and provides strong ties to social studies standards on westward expansion.
|Series:||Capstone Adventures on the American Frontier Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 A Journey Through the Wilderness 4
Chapter 2 Daniel Boone: Hunter and Trailblazer 8
Chapter 3 Settling in Kentucky 12
Chapter 4 The Far Side of the Revolution 20
Chapter 5 Daniel Boone: Looking Back 26
Read More 31
Internet Sites 31
Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 32