York's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expedition / by Rhoda Blumberg. - SHERLOC
York's adventures with Lewis and Clark : an African-American's part in the great expedition / by Rhoda Blumberg.
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New York : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2004.
0060091126 (lib. bdg.)
vii, 88 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Slaves -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
York, approximately 1775-approximately 1815 -- Juvenile literature.
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) -- Juvenile literature.
Includes bibliographical references (P. 86) and index.
Relates the adventures of York, a slave and "body servant" to William Clark, who journeyed west with the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-1806.
The early years -- Moving west -- One Black man -- Getting started -- Whippings and powwows -- The first winter -- Waiting -- Into the unknown -- The Great Falls -- Finding the Shoshoni -- An important meeting -- Onward! -- Shooting rapids -- Dampened spirits -- Homeward bound -- York's mission -- Return to St. Louis -- Forgotten man.
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