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Down the Colorado : John Wesley Powell, the one-armed explorer

Autor: Deborah Kogan Ray
Editorial: New York : Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Público juvenil : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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Although John Wesley Powell's minister father always wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, young Wes had different plans for his future. Enraptured by the wonders of the natural world, he was determined to take the path of science. Even after losing his right arm below the elbow in battle during the Civil War, Wes would not be deterred from his dream of leading the first scientific expedition down the Colorado  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Persona designada: John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell
Tipo de material: Biografía, Público juvenil
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Deborah Kogan Ray
ISBN: 0374318387 9780374318383
Número OCLC: 65521603
Premios: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2008
Descripción: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, map ; 29 cm
Responsabilidad: Deborah Kogan Ray.
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Although John Wesley Powell's minister father always wanted his son to follow in his footsteps, young Wes had different plans for his future. Enraptured by the wonders of the natural world, he was determined to take the path of science. Even after losing his right arm below the elbow in battle during the Civil War, Wes would not be deterred from his dream of leading the first scientific expedition down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon. Braving treacherous rapids and perilous waterfalls, Major Powell would surpass all expectations and return home a national hero.

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