Exploring the West
Tales of Courage on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
From the Series Setting the Stage for Fluency
History books tell much about Lewis and Clark’s expedition West. But what is less known is how far the explorers went to ensure their entire team had an equal voice in decision-making, even though women and slaves were excluded from democracy in the nation.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||40|
|BISACS||JNF017000, JNF025200, JNF025080|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||171482|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Original artwork, Reviewed, and eSource|
School Library Journal
“[T]hese engaging and creative offerings succeed, introducing important people, events, and inventions in a lively, dramatic way….Recommended for history curricula, as well as for both school and public libraries.”―School Library Journal
Author: Maggie Mead
Maggie Mead has written numerous biographies, news articles, and plays. A former editor of Weekly Reader’s newsmagazine Current Events, she is currently assistant editor of Scholastic’s science periodical SuperScience.
Illustrator: Laura Jacobsen
Laura Jacobsen has been drawing, painting, and doodling her whole life. Her work has appeared in many kids' magazines and books. Laura's two dogs, Hopper and Lucy, keep her company in her Gilbert, Arizona, studio.