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Sacajawea by Joseph Bruchac

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English


  • Historical - Exploration & Discoveries,
  • Historical - United States - 19th Century,
  • Historical - United States - Colonial,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9652562M
ISBN 100606214054
ISBN 109780606214056

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Mar 29,  · In this book it is Sacajawea and Clark who tell the story to Pomp, Sacajawea's son. It is an easy read and goes through all the highlight of the journey, good and bad. I read this book first and could not get enough of the tale and have now read several other books on /5(43). Separating fact from legend in Sacagawea’s life is difficult; historians disagree on the dates of her birth and death and even on her name. In Hidatsa, Sacagawea (pronounced with a hard g) translates into “Bird Woman.” Alternatively, Sacajawea means “Boat Launcher” in Shoshone. Others favour Sakakawea. Sacajawea, a Shoshoni Native American, was born sometime in the late 18th century, probably around or When she was twelve years old, a Hidatsa raiding . Jul 16,  · Early Life & Interesting Facts. Born circa (some sources say and ) in Lemhi County, Idaho. The daughter of a Shoshone chief, Sacagawea was a .

The book has the chapters switching from the perspective of Sacajawea and William Clark. I think that Joseph Bruchac did well with Although Sacajawea was an important member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, not too much is known about her life/5. Oct 01,  · The story Sacajawea is a good book to read. It is about a Native American girl that is captured by American soldiers, and was taken from her Shoshone people, and was asked to go on an expedition with the Americans to show how to get through the journey, to the Pacific Ocean as a translator, care taker, and guide/5. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Sacajawea (Lewis & Clark Expedition) book by Joseph Bruchac. We are to ascend the Missouri River with a boat as far as is navigable and then to go by land, to the western ocean, if nothing prevents. With these words from Free shipping over $Cited by: 3. Feb 18,  · Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Through this /5(19).

Aug 20,  · Sacagawea’s fictionalized image as a “genuine Indian princess” was promulgated most widely in the early 20th century by a popular novel by Eva Emery Dye that took liberties in. Apr 16,  · Sacajawea is a massive (over pages) historical fiction novel about the life of Sacajawea, noted Shoshone Indian woman and travel guide of Lewis and Clark. It was written by Anna Lee Waldo and published in It took Waldo ten years to research and write the novel. Sacajawea is Waldo's first cyrusofficial.comers: Sacajawea The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Book): Bruchac, Joseph: Sacajawea, a Shoshoni Indian interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, and William Clark alternate in describing their experiences on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Northwest. Nov 02,  · Clad in a doeskin, alone and unafraid, she stood straight and proud before the onrushing forces of America's destiny: Sacajawea, child of a Shoshoni chief, lone woman on Lewis and Clark's historic trek -- beautiful spear of a dying knew many men, walked many miles. From the whispering prairies, across the Great Divide to the crystal capped Rockies and on to the emerald /5(8).