La Salle

La Salle

by Ann Heinrichs
     
 

A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only the river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.  See more details below

Overview

A biography of the seventeenth-century French explorer who was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River, claiming for France not only the river, but also all the land whose waters fed into it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756511456
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Exploring the World Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and lives in Chicago. She is the author of more that one hundred books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and culture. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. She is an award-winning martial artist, specializing in t’ai chi empty-hand and sword forms.

Ann has traveled widely throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. In exploring each state for this series, she rediscovered the people, history, and resources that make this a great land, as well as the concerns we share with people around the world.

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