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Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet : explorers of the Mississippi

Author: Tanya Larkin
Publisher: New York : Rosen Central, 2004.
Series: Library of explorers and exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of the French explorers whose primary goal was to find the Northwest Passage, but who made their mark on history by exploring and charting the Mississippi River.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Larkin
ISBN: 0823936252 9780823936250
OCLC Number: 53115516
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The great river seekers --
The colony of New France --
Parallel lives come together --
Rumors of a great river --
On the way to the great river --
Meeting the Illinois --
The power of the peace pipe --
The return voyage --
Jolliet's life after the Mississippi --
Marquette and Jolliet: their legacy.
Series Title: Library of explorers and exploration.
Responsibility: Tanya Larkin.

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A biography of the French explorers whose primary goal was to find the Northwest Passage, but who made their mark on history by exploring and charting the Mississippi River.

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