George Rogers Clark by Katharine E. Wilkie
  

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George Rogers Clark by Katharine E. Wilkie

Part of the Young Patriots series, which includes Amelia Earhart, Young Air Pioneer (1882859049), Juliette Low, Girl Scout Founder (188285909X), and William Henry Harrison, Young Tippecanoe (1882859073) aaC--oeHook kids on history with the Young Patriots series!aaC-- aaC-- Learning Magazine This biography details the childhood adventures of George Rogers Clark, the older brother of William Clark of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition. George was a courageous explorer and Revolutionary War hero whose bravery and leadership helped win the Battle of Vincennes, saving what would become Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin from British occupation. George's boyhood curiosity and zest for exploration are described, including his adventures while camping, riding horses, and playing with his childhood friend Thomas Jefferson. Young explorers follow George into the woods, where he rescues a baby raccoon, outwits a hapless thief, saves a money bag, and hunts his first deer. Special features include a summary of Clark's adult accomplishments, fun facts detailing little-known tidbits of information about Clark, and a timeline.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Katharine E. Wilkie
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Publication date

6th August 2010

ISBN

9781458775313


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