Lewis and Clark Trail, The: Then and Now: Then and Now

Lewis and Clark Trail The Then and Now Then and Now When the Lewis and Clark expedition departed on its voyage of exploration in May of the region of North America west of the Mississippi River was a blank spot on the map Lewis and Clark were to

  • Title: Lewis and Clark Trail, The: Then and Now: Then and Now
  • Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
  • ISBN: 9780525469124
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When the Lewis and Clark expedition departed on its voyage of exploration in May of 1804, the region of North America west of the Mississippi River was a blank spot on the map Lewis and Clark were to fill it in with rivers and mountains, Indian tribes, and animals new to European Americans Today the West is a completely different place from what it was two hundred yearsWhen the Lewis and Clark expedition departed on its voyage of exploration in May of 1804, the region of North America west of the Mississippi River was a blank spot on the map Lewis and Clark were to fill it in with rivers and mountains, Indian tribes, and animals new to European Americans Today the West is a completely different place from what it was two hundred years ago Every inch has been mapped, and much of its land has been covered by farms, ranches, cities, and towns Award winning author of than a hundred nonfiction books for children, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and photographer William Mu oz capture the contrast between the American West then and now in this informative volume, aided by old prints, photographs, and paintings.

    One thought on “Lewis and Clark Trail, The: Then and Now: Then and Now”

    1. I realize that this book does not get some of the high ratings that others of the children's non-fiction books get, but I like this book as an example of a second-person narrator. (Starts out that way and changes about two pages in) Plus it gives some great information about the hardships of travel back then; what people expected to find in an area that hadn't been known to Europeans; and it doesn't shy away from some of the more disagreeable parts of life. (and it's not for sensationalism, just [...]

    2. Juvenile NFIt contained info that could be found anywhere, and there was nothing unique about this book. The "now" sections were skimpy.

    3. Nice reflection of Then and Now. Uses both primary and secondary sources. Will include in my collection for 5th grade explorer unit. P.K.

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