You know that Lewis and Clark explored the Western frontier...but did you know that they also sent back a prairie dog, magpies, buffalo skins and other samples of the west's animals? Kids will enjoy this simple story that highlights the unusual journey these animals took. 46 pages, softcover. Reading Level 3, for children in grades 1-3 who is comfortable tackling new words.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 48 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 2003 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0375811206
ISBN-13: 9780375811203 UPC: 090129811205 Availability: In Stock Ages: 5-8 Series:Step into Reading
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson sends Lewis and Clark out west to explore. He tells them to make maps. He tells them to draw pictures and collect plants. Most importantly, he tells them to send presents! What kind of present is good enough for a president? Beginning readers will truly enjoy reading about this fun and little-known slice of American history.