Sacajawea The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (Paperback)
|Author: Joseph Bruchac|
|At age sixteen, Sacajawea is married, a mother, and has been taken from her Shoshone people. She has been asked to join Lewis and Clark in their expedition to explore the land from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. As a translator, peacemaker, caretaker, and guide, young Sacajawea alone will make the historic journey of Lewis and Clark possible.|
This captivating novel, which is told in alternating points of view -- by Sacajawea herself and by William Clark -- is a unique blend of history and humanity. It provides an intimate glimpse into what it would have been like to witness firsthand this fascinating time in our history. This is Sacajawea's legendary journey . . .
From the Publisher:
In 1804, a mysterious young Shoshone woman known as Bird Woman met Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and acting as interpreter, peacemaker, and guide, she bravely embarked on an epic journey that altered history forever. Reprint.
This biography tells the story of Sacajawea, a young Shoshone woman who led the Lewis and Clark expedition.
"Couched in Bruchac's elegant prose, this epic tale of courage and endurance is both a grand adventure story and an inspiration that is not to be missed." April 15, 2000