The Louisiana Purchase: From Independence to Lewis and Clark

The Louisiana Purchase: From Independence to Lewis and Clark

by Michael Burgan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403478351
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/28/2006
Series: Making a New Nation
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 860L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history.He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Table of Contents

An independent nation — Trouble with Spain — The Western Frontier — Buying Louisiana — Captains of discovery — To the Pacific and back — Other explorations — Looking ahead.

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