History books tell much about Lewis and Clark's expedition West. But what is less known is how far the explorers went to ensure their entire team had an equal voice in decision-making, even though women and slaves were excluded from democracy in the nation.
About the Author
Maggie Mead has written numerous biographies, news articles, and plays. A former editor of Weekly Reader’s newsmagazine Current Events, she is currently assistant editor of Scholastic’s science periodical SuperScience.
Laura Jacobsen has been drawing, painting, and doodling her whole life. Her work has appeared in many kids' magazines and books. Laura's two dogs, Hopper and Lucy, keep her company in her Gilbert, Arizona, studio.