Seaman: Dog Who Explored w/ Lewis & Clark
This book is a great piece of historical fiction for kids. It chronicles the travels of Lewis and Clark and the adventures they have with their dog Seaman. The illustrations are pencil drawings captioned with quotations taken from the journals kept by Lewis and Clark and their men, with the original spelling and punctuation. The story is followed by an author's note, along with information on other books to be read and areas that might be of interest for kids studying the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Also included is a map of the U.S. and the Louisiana Purchase ca. 1803-1806 and one of the continental United States today showing the course taken by Lewis and Clark. 187 pgs, pb. - Stephanie A.