Your life as a private on the Lewis and Clark expedition by Jessica Sarah Gunderson

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Published by Picture Window Books in North Mankato, Minn .

Written in English

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  • Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Discovery and exploration

About the Edition

K to Grade 3.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Jessica Gunderson ; illustrated by Colleen Madden
SeriesThe way it was
ContributionsMadden, Colleen, ill
LC ClassificationsF592.7 .G87 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25150769M
ISBN 109781404873704, 9781404877467
LC Control Number2011050238

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Your Life as a Private on the Lewis and Clark Expedition means facing the brutal winter at Fort Mandan and coming face-to-face with grizzly bears.

While the cartoon illustrations can make the Native Americans look stereotypical at times, for the most part, they’re lively and engaging.5/5(2). The Paperback of the Your Life as a Private on the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Jessica Gunderson, Colleen Madden | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be : Describes the life of a private on the Lewis and Clark expedition, which entailed such tasks as spending two months building a fort in the middle of winter and carrying canoes and supplies over land to circumvent a waterfall.

Her book Ropes of Revolution won the Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat. The fourth girl in a family of 8 children, Colleen Madden made it through childhood pretending to be a space princess with a wookie sidekick and drawing in her cardboard box art studio%().

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Embed. Get this from a library. Your life as a private on the Lewis and Clark expedition. [Jessica Gunderson; Colleen M Madden] -- K to Grade 3. Brian Hall’s compulsively readable novel vividly re-creates Lewis and Clark’s extraordinary journey into the unknown western frontier.

Focusing on the emblematic moments of the participants’ lives, the story unfolds through the perspectives of four competing voices—from the troubled and mercurial figure of Meriwether Lewis, the expedition leader who found that it Cited by: 4. Lewis was the perfect choice. Undaunted Courage is first and foremost a significant, scholarly work, yet it reads like an adventure novel filled with high drama, suspense, and personal tragedy.

It brings to life the times and circumstances of Meriwether Lewis and his unprecedented expedition, and renews our wonder Cited by:   The Lewis and Clark Expedition began inwhen President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River that comprised the Louisiana Purchase.

The. The Lewis and Clark Expedition from Aug to Septemalso known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first expedition to cross the western portion of the United the s, the federal government memorialized the winter assembly encampment, Camp Dubois, as the start of the Lewis and Clark voyage of discovery and in.

This book prints all the documents describing these trips for the 20 years prior to the departure of Lewis and Clark from St. Louis.

It’s history raw—and fascinating. Donald Jackson, ed., Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, With Related Documents, (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ). I recently finished reading I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company: A Novel of Lewis and Clark by Brian Hall. From the Publishers Weekly review: Narrated in multiple distinct voices, this retelling of the story of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's legendary expedition is less a historical blow-by-blow than an engaging character study of /5.

"Moulton's The Lewis and Clark Expedition Day by Day is his latest telling of the Corps of Discovery's journey to explore the American West The results are daily dispatches of the personal stories, scientific pursuits and geographic challenges.

There are descriptions of encounters with American Indians and unknown lands, and observations of new species of /5(7). The sections of the book covering the Lewis and Clark Expedition are as well written as anything Ambrose has done. I felt like I was there with the "Corps of Discovery", as they were named, seeing the incredible plains and mountains of /5.

Patrick Gass (J – April 2, ) served as sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition (–). He was important to the expedition because of his service as a carpenter, and he published the first journal of the expedition inseven years before the first publication based on Lewis and Clark's : JPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Read Ronda's Lewis and Clark Among the Indians. posted by LarryC at AM on J Clay Jenkinson, the supremely talented researcher and impersonator of Meriwether Lewis (among others), recommends Lewis and Clark Among The Indians as the single best L&C book to read.

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Way It Was (Picture Window): Your Life as a Private on the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Paperback) at nd: Jessica Gunderson; Colleen Madden. The Lewis and Clark Expedition was the greatest camping trip of all time, and the greatest hunting trip.

And one of the greatest scientific expeditions ever. The drama of the story is intense and the setting presents jaw-dropping vistas in every bend of the : Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours. The details of the expedition such as animals or people the explorers came across are highlighted and given even more detail than most stories about the Lewis and Clark expedition.

The book also contains activities for kids to do on their own or with others such as a teacher, a parent, or a friend/5. Shields was a private for the Lewis & Clark Expedition from Octountil Octo Despite the captains' rule that they would only consider unmarried men for the exploring enterprise, they recruited Shields.

He acted as a gunsmith, blacksmith, hunter, and scout for the duration of the expedition. Joseph must have met a violent end. William Clark's cash book and journal for the yearsnow in Chicago's Newberry Library, has on the cover a list in Clark's handwriting of many members of the Expedition and their status and location, presumably in the period.

"The Lewis and Clark Expedition changed the face of the American West forever." When Thomas Jefferson selected Meriwether Lewis and William Clark as co-captains of an epic western expedition, his intention was to find a waterway to the Pacific Ocean/5.

Their names were Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. This book relates that adventure from it's inception through it's completion as well as the effect the expedition had upon the history of the.

James P. Ronda, Barnard Professor of West American History at the University of Tulsa, has written several books about the Lewis and Clark expedition, including Lewis and Clark.

In the fall ofthe Lewis and Clark Expedition set out from St. Louis, Missouri, which was then a town on the American frontier.

Onthe expedition's boats started their path up the Missouri River. Heading upstream, travel progressed extremely slowly. One. Our past is what defines us, as individuals and as a country. I love History and the stories it tells us of those who built our great country.

William Clark. Lewis was promoted to captain inand, inPresident Thomas Jefferson asked him to serve as his private secretary in Washington. Jefferson appointed Lewis to head the expedition to the Northwest in Lewis was appointed governor of the Louisiana Territory in He committed suicide in leaving the journals.

Lewis and Clark, the book drones on, were sent to find a route across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, and to collect information on people, plants, animals and geography. So I thought today I’d touch upon some of the details of the expedition that kids might actually find interesting.

The Story of Lewis and Clark Book 1: Up the Missouri River Historical (nonfiction) 1, words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile L. InPresident Thomas Jefferson asked his private secretary, Meriwether Lewis, to lead an expedition to find the Northwest Passage.

This account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, published inis based on the detailed journals kept by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of expedition.

The book begins with “Life of Captain Lewis,” written by Thomas Jefferson, which reproduces Jefferson’s detailed instructions to Lewis regarding the goals of the expedition.

“The object of your. T his Pennsylvanian has a western Idaho river and town named for him—at a location off the Lewis and Clark trail. He may have seen the river himself after the expedition, when he was on the tributary of the Snake River as a trapper inand might have described it to William Clark, who added it to his final expedition map (), and the name stuck.

It was the greatest explorative expedition the young United States of America had ever known. Onco-commanders Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from Camp Dubois, outside of.

With engaging pictures and text, this nonfiction narrative lets readers follow the famous expedition of Lewis and Clark across America from The fun, illustrated format includes key events and figures: Thomas Jefferson.

Objective: Students will gain a greater understanding of the Lewis and Clark expedition through the Louisiana Territory by examining the expedition’s route, roles of individuals involved, contacts with Native Americans, and the knowledge gained during their travels.

Product: Each student will create an ABC book about the information you learn from handouts, web sites, and videos. LibriVox recording of Lewis and Clark: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, by William R.

Lighton. Read by Roger Melin. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark - In the years, andtwo men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missouri River to where the Columbia enters the Pacific, and dedicated to. Color your way through Lewis & Clark story Kristen Inbody, Great Falls Tribune Published p.m.

MT Ap The cover of the new"Lewis and Clark Coloring Book."Author: Kristen Inbody. Know Before You Book. A nominal fee for admission to Confluence Tower and the Lewis and Clark Boat House is payable on the day of your activity. Tour stops vary. Hours of operation are between 9 AM and 5 PM most of the year.

You will be able to arrange your exact tour start time when you call to confirm your reservation. Lewis and Clark: A film by Ken Burns (Y,M,O,T) A You Tube documentary film by PBSAmerica Published on Lewis and Clark for Kids (Y,M) The Lewis and Clark section is one of the most comprehensive on the entire internet for kids.

Lewis and Clark expedition, –6, U.S. expedition that explored the territory of the Louisiana Purchase and the country beyond as far as the Pacific Ocean.

Purpose Thomas Jefferson had long considered the project of a western expedition, having encouraged John Ledyard when he proposed such an expedition in the s, and as president he contemplated the matter in.

Lewis and Clark both present. Expedition May 14 Expedition leaves Camp River Dubois at p.m. And starts up the Missouri River. Clark leads the men; Lewis is in St. Louis. May 16 Clark leads the Expedition to St. Charles to await Lewis’ return from St. Louis. May 20 Lewis joins the Expedition in St.

Charles.Lewis & Clark, and the River of No Return Wilderness Tour. Check out your: TOUR ITINERARY. Meet Lewis & Clark member, John Colter your first night. You can hear the meandering Jefferson River nearby as you relax listening to Mr. Cooulter tell you how he escaped the Blackfeet intwo years after his Expedition.The Lewis and Clark expedition has long symbolized the westering impulse in American life.

No other exploring party has so fully captured the imagination of ordinary citizens or the attention of scholars. In ways that defy rational explanation, the picture of Lewis and Clark struggling up the Missouri and across the mountains to the great western sea continues to stir our national .

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