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William Clark's Journal Entry for May 14, 1804, marks the day that Lewis and Clark set out on their two-year journey from St. Louis, Missouri, to the Pacific Ocean and back again. During their voyage of discovery, Lewis and Clark accomplished many exciting things.
In Their Own Words: Lewis and Clark tells the exciting story of the lives of these explorers using the journals they kept on their journey west. Hear Lewis and Clark's story as if you were really there.
About the Author
Author George Edward Sullivan was born on August 11, 1927, in Lowell, MA. Between 1945 and 1948, he was in the U.S. Navy, where he served as a journalist. He has written over 200 nonfiction books for children and young adults on a wide variety of topics. In 2005, his book BUILT TO LAST was honored with the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Sullivan is a member of PEN, Authors Guild, Authors League of America, and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He lives in New York with his wife.
Table of Contents
|2||"Voyage of Discovery"||10|
|4||Ivory Combs and Calico Shirts||25|
|5||Up the Wide Missouri||32|
|6||Troubles with the Sioux||40|
|8||Into the Unknown||59|
|9||Meeting the Shoshones||68|
|10||Crossing the Rockies||78|
|11||To the Pacific||87|
|14||Lewis and Clark Remembered||115|
|For More Information||126|