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The life and times of Father Jacques Marquette

Author: Susan Sales Harkins; William H Harkins
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Profiles in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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It's hard to imagine a more unlikely explorer than Father Jacques Marquette, yet his gentle and compassionate nature made him the perfect ambassador to the friendly native people he met along the banks of the great Mississippi River.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jacques Marquette; Jacques Marquette
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Sales Harkins; William H Harkins
ISBN: 9781584155287 1584155280
OCLC Number: 80019799
Target Audience: Grades 7-8.
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Men of discovery --
From pious boy to pious priest --
New France --
"We entered Missisipi ... --
The trip home and more --
Chronology --
Timeline in history.
Series Title: Profiles in American history.
Responsibility: Susan Sales Harkins and William H. Harkins.
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It's hard to imagine a more unlikely explorer than Father Jacques Marquette, yet his gentle and compassionate nature made him the perfect ambassador to the friendly native people he met along the banks of the great Mississippi River.

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