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York's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expedition

Author: Rhoda Blumberg
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: York; York; York
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoda Blumberg
ISBN: 0060091118 9780060091118 0060091126 9780060091125 0060091134 9780060091132
OCLC Number: 52312350
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2005
Description: 88 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. The early years : --
Moving west --
One Black man --
2. Heading west : --
Whippings and powwows --
The first winter --
Waiting --
Into the unknown --
The Great Falls --
Finding the Shoshonis --
An important meeting --
Onward! --
Shooting rapids --
Dampened spirits --
3. Homeward bound : --
York's mission --
Return to St. Louis --
4. Forgotten man.
Responsibility: by Rhoda Blumberg.

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