Streams to the River, River to the Sea

Streams to the River, River to the Sea

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Overview

When young Sacagawea first lays eyes on the white men coming up the river, she cannot imagine the impact they will have on her life — and she on theirs. For the men coming up the river are about to make history, and she is going to help them.

Sacagawea joined the Lewis and Clark team as an interpreter and guide. Her knowledge of the language, land, and people of the unchartered West made her an integral part of their success. In a brilliant novel, the award-winning author Scott O’Dell brings her story to life, giving us a breathtaking account of this young heroine’s role in an American saga.

“This is as intriguing a re-creation as Sacagawea herself.” —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781531887520
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 10/11/2016
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

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Streams to the River, River to the Sea 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 22 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I liked the way Scott O'dell brought to life the story of Sacagawea and her experiences with Lewis and Clark. But it was also kind of sad to read, because she led such a hard life. But over all I recommend it for its historical information.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm a 25 year old law student and am now buying this book for a younger sister. I hated to read until I read this book. What can I say, it started my love for education. It's a great book with an accurate dipiction of Native Americans.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was to read this book for my social studies extra credit. At first when I saw this book I thought I was just going to be reading another boring book. The reason I read this was because once I read the first few pages I just could not put it down. The hardships and the triumphs of Sacagewea along with the Captains and their crew was unbeievably captivating. I absoulutley recommend this book to anybody would like to embark on an adventure that you don't want to forget.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was so awsome, I literally fell out of my seat reading it :)
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was read to me as a fifth grade student, probably around the same time it came out. A woman with a beautiful speaking voice read it aloud to my class. It had such an impact on me at the time and was one of the best stories I had ever heard. I have been trying to remember the title of it for the past 14 years because I believe it to be a novel of romance and adventure that all young people should experience.
t1bclasslibrary on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I really loved this telling of Sacagawea's story. It was told first person narrative beginning when she was captured by the Minnetarees, continuing through her potential marriages, her journey with Louis and Clark, and ending just after the journey. I don't know whether she was actually in love with Clark or that was O'Dell's poetic liscence, but the story is fascinating and a very good read. I was enthralled and wanting more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started to read it on Reading Investigations and i RLY RLY luv it so far!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
the story gives good info. about the life of Sacagawea and the Lewis and Clark Expedition but also gives flavor to the story so it is not boring.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is the greatest, I have read this book many times. It has been the best book I have ever read in my living years!! It has alot of action and sadness also. A young lady living, and surving the things that she disliked. Adventures, and fun. I liked this book, and glad to be one of whom who read this.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a rather good book, but a little uninteresting. If you are thinking of buying this book as a gift don't. It is not a pleasure reading, more of a school reading book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book came out on the nook in 2008 there are reviews from 2000 on here whats up with that?
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Guest More than 1 year ago
i luv this scott o dell book as well as many others. if u read alot of his indian books they all fit together to form one related story. its intresting.
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