Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark

Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618067763
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/24/2003
Edition description: None
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

William Munoz has an avid interest in ecology and the environment and has taken the photographs for a number of books written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent. Mr. Munoz lives in Hamilton, Montana.

Dorothy Hinshaw Patent holds a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the recipient of the Washington Post--Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for her body of work, which includes more than 130 books for children and young adults on subjects ranging from biodiversity to the spirit bear. She lives with her husband in Missoula, Montana. You can learn more about her on her web site:

Table of Contents

1Jefferson, Lewis, and Plants9
2The Importance of Trees27
3Plants as Food46
4Wildflowers and Their Uses61
5The Fate of Lewis's Specimens72
To Learn More88
Plant Specimens in the Lewis and Clark Herbarium91

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