Sacagawea, the only Native American included in Lewis and Clarks historic expedition, joins the inspiring list of heroes whose stories are told in this New York Times Bestselling biography series.
Sacagawea was the only girl, and the only Native American, to join Lewis and Clarks Corps of Discovery, which explored the United States from the Mississippi River all the way to the Pacific Ocean in the early 1800s. As a translator, she helped the team communicate with members of the Shoshone tribe across the continent, carrying her child on her back the whole way. By the time the expedition arrived at the west coast, Sacagawea had proved that she truly was a trailblazer.
This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes greatthe traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of Americas icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the heros childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos.