The Story of Jean Baptiste Du Sable

The Story of Jean Baptiste Du Sable

by Robert H. Miller, Richard Leonard
     
 

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This is a story for young readers about the forgotten West. The one tamed by African Americans. In this story we learn of Jean Baptiste Du Sable and his stormy entry into the new world aboard his schooner, 'The Suzanne.' But as translator to French fur traders, he found his way up the Mississippi, and built the first house in a spot the Indians called Eschikagou - now… See more details below

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This is a story for young readers about the forgotten West. The one tamed by African Americans. In this story we learn of Jean Baptiste Du Sable and his stormy entry into the new world aboard his schooner, 'The Suzanne.' But as translator to French fur traders, he found his way up the Mississippi, and built the first house in a spot the Indians called Eschikagou - now Chicago, Illinois!

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ISBN-13:
9780382243929
Publisher:
Silver Burdett Press
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Series:
Stories of the Forgotten West Ser.
Pages:
32
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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