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Jolliet and Marquette : explorers of the Mississippi River

Author: Daniel E Harmon
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Explorers of new worlds.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the lives and discoveries of Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet, seventeenth-century French explorers who were assigned to follow the course of the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes to see whether it led to the Pacific Ocean.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Biography Juvenile literature
Biographies Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Jacques Marquette; Louis Joliet; 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: Daniel E Harmon
ISBN: 0791064263 9780791064269 0791064271 9780791064276
OCLC Number: 46616667
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Raging waters --
Frace claims a frontier empire --
Trader and the priest --
Historic mission --
Great Mississippi --
Time to turn back --
Successful mission, sad ending.
Series Title: Explorers of new worlds.
Other Titles: Jolliet & Marquette
Responsibility: Daniel E. Harmon.

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