Your Life as a Private on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

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You just tried out for the school play. And who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine setting off to sail crystal-clear rivers all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Going bird-watching. Sleeping beneath the stars. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for a private on the Lewis and Clark expedition ...

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Overview

You just tried out for the school play. And who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine setting off to sail crystal-clear rivers all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Going bird-watching. Sleeping beneath the stars. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for a private on the Lewis and Clark expedition ...

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781404877467
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 952,257
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Lexile: 630L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

The fourth girl in a family of 8 children, Colleen Madden made it through childhood pretending to be a space princess with a wookie sidekick and drawing in her cardboard box art studio. Colleen graduated from a small liberal arts school in Massachusetts, with a contract major in illustration and English literature. She is currently residing in the Philadelphia area, with her writer-husband, Patrick, and their 2 sons, Sean and Gabe. She is daily inspired by her 3 boys, who champion the quirkier and more complicated side of life and always, ALWAYS make her laugh out loud. She has illustrated for many different kinds of clients and is the recipient of an International Greeting Card Louie Award. When not illustrating, Colleen can be found battling slugs in her shade garden or pretending to be a long-distance runner.

MB Artists represents illustrators whose work is primarily intended for the juvenile market in books, editorial publications, licensed merchandise, advertising, toys, game boards or other applications. Previously known as HK Portfolio, the agency currently represents over 62 illustrators in the United States, Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, Canada, England, Philippines and Italy. The majority of the artists represented have many years of professional experience, while some are the emerging talents of tomorrow. All are dedicated to the art of illustrating for children.

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