What Was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

By Judith St. George

What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?

A group of young explorers-including one brave Native American girl-made up the expedition

It was a dangerous journey across unknown land in the American West

It was a real-life adventure story

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When Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the “Corp of Discovery” left St. Louis, Missouri, on May 21, 1804, their mission was to explore the vast, unknown territory acquired a year earlier in the Louisiana Purchase. The travelers hoped to find a waterway that crossed the western half of the United States. They didn’t. However, young readers will love this true-life adventure tale of the two-year journey that finally brought the explorers to the Pacific Ocean.

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Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 5.31 × .27 × 7.63 in
Binding